gimp-setup.exe

Download Admin

This is the Tightrope WebInstall which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application gimp-setup.exe by Download Admin has been detected as adware by 8 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Tightrope WebInstall installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from files4.gimp.us.com.
Publisher:
Download Admin  (signed and verified)

MD5:
25c7d5246a34006f14000cf535668983

SHA-1:
df22042d9514447f0f0206e9a86534011f3aa88c

SHA-256:
eea7c20d3c674e5cd87d9aec5c1f1172bdb6603237dc65ee01d475d8f30e56fc

Scanner detections:
8 / 68

Status:
Adware

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
12/17/2018 10:07:33 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2220
9.0.1.0100

ESET NOD32
Win32/DownloadAdmin
8.9659

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.DownloadAdmin
v2014.04.10.08

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Downware.crgjbr
0.28.0.59048

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.DownloadAdmin.K
14.8.7.20

Sophos
Download Admin
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
Trojan.Agent/Gen-Downloader
10674

VIPRE Antivirus
DownloadAdmin
28190

File size:
740 KB (757,792 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Tightrope WebInstall (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\gimp-setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/19/2013 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/29/2016 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Download Admin, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Download Admin, L=SAN FRANCISCO, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
2EEB247A8F9D63D74CE7EF9551E3D401

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/22/2012 2:07:51 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:OxpJTRe2ox2XK8arRJjOvsWRBsu1ZZKPrqLELFQvCU/D0H:6pNR9ox2NErSNCPrXQaUb0H

Entry address:
0x333B

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, B0, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, C0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 88, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 3C, 42, 00, E8, 2C, 25, 00, 00, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, C0, 3B, 42, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 43, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 64, 71, 40, 00, 68, 38, 74, 40, 00, 68, C0, 33, 42, 00, E8, 1D, 24, 00, 00, FF, 15, BC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 57, E8, 0B, 24, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.4082

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

The file gimp-setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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