driverssfx.exe

7ZSfxNew

UpdateStar GmbH

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application driverssfx.exe by UpdateStar GmbH has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 installCore installer.
Publisher:
Oleg N. Scherbakov  (signed by UpdateStar GmbH)

Product:
7ZSfxNew

Description:
7z Setup SFX

Version:
1, 2, 0, 715

MD5:
da9056129ad45b10d033f7e3b6208411

SHA-1:
6dd110c9e9f286d74b208eb2a58cb3eb7486ffe1

SHA-256:
158b7948dc77cf68040436200ffd512800488910ccbf99c8bd8846a61a1b04df

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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:
9/22/2020 9:17:57 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
16.10.9.14

File size:
1.2 MB (1,252,200 bytes)

Product version:
1, 2, 0, 715

Copyright:
Copyright © 2005-2007 Oleg N. Scherbakov

Original file name:
7ZSfxNew.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore

Common path:
C:\Program Files\updatestar drivers\driverssfx.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
The USERTRUST Network

Valid from:
10/20/2010 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
10/21/2011 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=UpdateStar GmbH, O=UpdateStar GmbH, STREET=Am Borsigturm 48, L=Berlin, S=Berlin, PostalCode=13507, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=UTN-USERFirst-Object, OU=http://www.usertrust.com, O=The USERTRUST Network, L=Salt Lake City, S=UT, C=US

Serial number:
2ACDB74CEA0A72647526F5A80FA98905

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/22/2007 3:33:09 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:rLO+MKL6K+i1u8du7kjNWncM3bkd/eJHI5zvGqLTH:rLAKmK71u/UNWncMrkIwvGqLj

Entry address:
0x11DE6

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 6A, FF, 68, E0, 49, 41, 00, 68, E0, 1D, 41, 00, 64, A1, 00, 00, 00, 00, 50, 64, 89, 25, 00, 00, 00, 00, 83, EC, 68, 53, 56, 57, 89, 65, E8, 33, DB, 89, 5D, FC, 6A, 02, FF, 15, 28, 41, 41, 00, 59, 83, 0D, 64, 97, 41, 00, FF, 83, 0D, 68, 97, 41, 00, FF, FF, 15, 2C, 41, 41, 00, 8B, 0D, 40, 93, 41, 00, 89, 08, FF, 15, 30, 41, 41, 00, 8B, 0D, 3C, 93, 41, 00, 89, 08, A1, 34, 41, 41, 00, 8B, 00, A3, 60, 97, 41, 00, E8, 1C, 01, 00, 00, 39, 1D, 90, 91, 41, 00, 75, 0C, 68, 6E, 1F, 41, 00, FF, 15, 38, 41...
 
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Entropy:
7.9714

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++ v6.0

Code size:
73 KB (74,752 bytes)

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