codecperformersetup.exe

Codec Pack

Green Tech Software LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application codecperformersetup.exe by Green Tech Software has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the InstallBrain installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.humipapp.com.
Publisher:
Green Tech Software LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Codec Pack

Version:
1.18.2.14

MD5:
c6dec3c351e20ed2e0b70ebf03916af9

SHA-1:
d5ad5c3187877586980eb570531e9a7ba7f653b5

SHA-256:
171fd4442cba6ccf753c51e2f648c22f5013ab1169057223ceff1417d7664096

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
9/29/2020 6:02:50 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.16.8

File size:
2.1 MB (2,152,176 bytes)

Product version:
1.18.2.14

Copyright:
Copyright 2013

Original file name:
Codec Pack.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\codecperformersetup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/18/2013 4:45:01 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2016 4:45:01 PM

Subject:
CN=Green Tech Software LLC, O=Green Tech Software LLC, L=Beaverton, S=Oregon, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
2B856416CAA762

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/25/2013 10:51:41 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xED725

Entry point:
E8, 4E, B4, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 57, 56, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 4D, 10, 8B, 7D, 08, 8B, C1, 8B, D1, 03, C6, 3B, FE, 76, 08, 3B, F8, 0F, 82, A0, 01, 00, 00, 81, F9, 80, 00, 00, 00, 72, 1C, 83, 3D, 60, C0, 58, 00, 00, 74, 13, 57, 56, 83, E7, 0F, 83, E6, 0F, 3B, FE, 5E, 5F, 75, 05, E9, 2D, 5B, 00, 00, F7, C7, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, 14, C1, E9, 02, 83, E2, 03, 83, F9, 08, 72, 29, F3, A5, FF, 24, 95, A0, D8, 4E, 00, 8B, C7, BA, 03, 00, 00, 00, 83, E9, 04, 72, 0C, 83, E0, 03, 03, C8, FF, 24, 85, B4...
 
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Code size:
1.2 MB (1,239,552 bytes)

The file codecperformersetup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://www.humipapp.com/.../$vdghfJA3I0UlsxQ8?v=28&cid=4225&clickid=00002556p8051644474&cert=grts

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