firefox.exe

OUTBROWSE

This is the OutBrowse Revenyou installer which bundles offers for additional third party applications that may be unwanted and installed without consent. The application firefox.exe by OUTBROWSE 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 OutBrowse Revenyou installer. With this installer, users are expecting to download the free Mozilla Firefox web browser but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
Publisher:
OUTBROWSE  (signed and verified)

MD5:
c4b5e6e4cbd9ae70067bdac746de6c62

SHA-1:
562541b51643164ac346fb4e960e693652f49fe4

SHA-256:
832ebf29cc80eb56a19b31bbf590f509b47401c84d36ca184471ef29f2863a65

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:
11/18/2018 3:12:52 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Outbrowse.Bundler (M)
16.2.2.10

File size:
970.5 KB (993,840 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
OutBrowse Revenyou (using Nullsoft Install System)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
4/6/2014 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
4/7/2015 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=OUTBROWSE, O=OUTBROWSE, STREET=Bialik Number: 143, L=Ramat Gan, S=Israel, PostalCode=5252337, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00A5F03C3A375C11FD6C1C160EE8BFF923

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 3:50:52 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:zc/5K0vqxgYznk68rlyJQy0jjSQfEKLKrEewtkPbgwVDTZmxAT7:C5rvyk68Eay0/SQff2rEewtkPbVVvZi0

Entry address:
0x30FA

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 60, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 18, EC, 42, 00, E8, F1, 2B, 00, 00, A3, 64, EB, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 98, 8F, 42, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, 54, 91, 40, 00, 68, 60, E3, 42, 00, E8, A4, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 40, 43, 00, 50, 57, E8, 92, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9271

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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