colorthemes.exe

ColorThemes

vp

The application colorthemes.exe, “ColorThemes Installer” has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 17 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Nullsoft Install System installer, however the file is not signed with an authenticode signature from a trusted source. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension toolkit. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider. The file has been seen being downloaded from crossrider.com.
Publisher:
vp

Product:
ColorThemes

Description:
ColorThemes Installer

Version:
1.26.153.1

MD5:
38a0c8f06d0f517d68c7999b5b3fda7b

SHA-1:
6c7b0db7f70d35d1cd564487e4fc0bed08bd6bab

SHA-256:
689f600bd0c20e64ea1376223c6aa2b49d011f217c8de19686fb015d91b48a7e

Scanner detections:
17 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
This is part of the Crossrider Internet browser extension framework which may modify the user's web browser settings including changing the home and search pages.

Note:
Crossrider is the owner of a platform that enables the creation of cross-browser extensions by developers but is not the owner of this detected application.

Analysis date:
9/30/2020 7:56:19 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.ScrambleWrapper
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
Rkit/Agent.3269976
7.11.137.220

avast!
Win32:Crossrider-C [PUP]
2014.9-150716

AVG
Generic_c
2016.0.3046

Baidu Antivirus
AdWare.Win32.PimpMyWindow
4.0.3.15716

Bkav FE
HW32.CDB
1.3.0.4959

Dr.Web
Adware.Plugin.22
9.0.1.0197

ESET NOD32
Win32/Packed.ScrambleWrapper
9.9559

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/Generic
7/16/2015

K7 AntiVirus
Trojan
13.176.11482

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.PimpMyWindow
14.0.0.1726

McAfee
Artemis!38A0C8F06D0F
5600.6702

Microsoft Security Essentials
Worm:Win32/Gralsamet.A
1.10401

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Plugin.csnygh
0.28.0.58491

Sophos
Mal/Generic-S
4.98

Vba32 AntiVirus
AdWare.PimpMyWindow
3.12.24.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
27518

File size:
3.1 MB (3,269,976 bytes)

Copyright:
Copyright vp

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

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

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/5/2010 12:09:32 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:x9v36LV8/VH3X6cuIVV0zEDgCv+jlw/M6gygOzJsX:xFYV8FhuIYYdvS76FpJsX

Entry address:
0x4044

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, E8, 97, 52, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, E8, 43, 4F, 00, 00, 56, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, E8, A6, 52, 00, 00, A3, 88, 5C, 42, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 26, 32, 00, 00, A3, 38, 5D, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 51, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, A4, B2, 40, 00, E8, D0, 51, 00, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, A5, B2, 40, 00, C7, 04, 24, 68, 5D...
 
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Code size:
33 KB (33,792 bytes)

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

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