google chrome update.exe

Software Updater

Air Software

This is part of the Air Installer, a download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application google chrome update.exe, “Software Updater ” by Air Software has been detected as adware by 32 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the AirInstaller Download Manager installer. According to AVG, this software downloads additional adware offers during setup.
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Publisher:
AirInstaller   (signed by Air Software)

Product:
Software Updater

Description:
Software Updater

Version:
2.0.7.4

MD5:
03f62e468f9dd0d07c4a7c0829846124

SHA-1:
4fb87e8ac008213efa86e77717b5894beac3a8cd

SHA-256:
b69702b4dfe360a702b137123b6c5afd9ca45b424dee12939c8440a72649b42a

Scanner detections:
32 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
12/11/2016 1:01:05 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.147957
922

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.AirAdInstaller
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.AirInstaller
2014.07.23

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen
7.11.154.60

Antiy Labs AVL
GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.AirAdInstaller.cdgd
1.0.0.1

AVG
Potentially harmful program Skodna.Downloader.CX
2014.0.3955

Bitdefender
Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.147957
1.0.20.1040

Bkav FE
W32.FamVT.VBCriptK4.Adware
1.3.0.4959

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Airadinstaller-62
0.98/19185

CMC Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.VBKrypt!O
1.1.0.977

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.AirAdInstaller.ALDW
18908

Dr.Web
Trojan.SMSSend.5095
9.0.1.05190

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.147957
8.14.07.27.11

ESET NOD32
Win32/AirAdInstaller.A potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

F-Prot
W32/A-2100c5bd
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.147957
11.2014-27-07_1

G Data
Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.147957
14.7.24

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.AirAdInstaller
t3scan.1.6.1.0

Jiangmin
AdWare/AirAdInstaller.ld
KV140807

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.181.12775

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.181.12782

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.AirAdInstaller
14.0.0.3495

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.AirAdInstaller
v2014.06.10.03

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.147957
15.0.0.624

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.AirAdInstaller.dafqnz
0.28.0.60253

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.06.10.03

Reason Heuristics
DownloadManager.AirSoftware.U
14.8.7.18

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.Airinstall!1.9C4C
23.00.65.14608

Sophos
AirInstaller
4.98

Vba32 AntiVirus
AdWare.AirAdInstaller
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4784938
30086

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File size:
754.9 KB (773,032 bytes)

Product version:
2.0.7.4

Copyright:
(c) AirInstaller

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
AirInstaller Download Manager

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\google chrome update.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/24/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/26/2015 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Air Software, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Air Software, L=Victoria, S=British Columbia, C=CA

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:
3AC786E09219DF82DA830E461D4FC39F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/23/2014 12:20:07 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:4BhyRKF9Je6ouxOtgwl0VgcLD7cFM1MY1S1jeqcpfpu9ljNq3jbGNDmUAMNKoNNL:AoKF9JlCWTHDcFhY1SuUlNWjbqmUjNb3

Entry address:
0x25C418

Entry point:
60, E8, 00, 00, 00, 00, 58, 05, 5A, 0B, 00, 00, 8B, 30, 03, F0, 2B, C0, 8B, FE, 66, AD, C1, E0, 0C, 8B, C8, 50, AD, 2B, C8, 03, F1, 8B, C8, 57, 51, 49, 8A, 44, 39, 06, 88, 04, 31, 75, F6, 2B, C0, AC, 8B, C8, 80, E1, F0, 24, 0F, C1, E1, 0C, 8A, E8, AC, 0B, C8, 51, 02, CD, BD, 00, FD, FF, FF, D3, E5, 59, 58, 8B, DC, 8D, A4, 6C, 90, F1, FF, FF, 51, 2B, C9, 51, 51, 8B, CC, 51, 66, 8B, 17, C1, E2, 0C, 52, 57, 83, C1, 04, 51, 50, 83, C1, 04, 56, 51, E8, 5E, 00, 00, 00, 8B, E3, 5E, 5A, 2B, C0, 89, 04, 32, B4, 10...
 
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Entropy:
7.9355

Packer / compiler:
ASPack v1.08.04

Code size:
1.6 MB (1,729,024 bytes)

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