icreinstall_photoscape_dsetup.exe

META., JSC

The installer utilizes InstallCore which may bundle about 3-4 offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application icreinstall_photoscape_dsetup.exe by META., JSC 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. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. The file has been seen being downloaded from files.downloadsmart.net. While running, it connects to the Internet address os.solvefile.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
META., JSC  (signed and verified)

MD5:
80ca184a2c32cf62279f46bf4e1ce218

SHA-1:
042cc5922a142b4b6f14ffc254d32fd25774aa54

SHA-256:
ab44f13d968e9f6da93d21144049f93f41a82f272b900f2a8c67aeb5478ab890

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Utilizes the InstallCore download manager that may bundle various adware-type offers.

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:
12/13/2018 8:32:03 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore.METAJSC.Installer (M)
16.5.22.6

File size:
611.6 KB (626,272 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\icreinstall_photoscape_dsetup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
11/30/2012 7:00:00 AM

Valid to:
12/1/2013 6:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN="META., JSC", O="META., JSC", STREET="B49, Duy Tan Street, Dich Vong Hau Ward, Cau Giay District", L=Hanoi, S=Hanoi, PostalCode=--, C=VN

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

Serial number:
00AEB911FEC8E8CFE1A51FB4237872B0FF

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 5:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:/MJfsGCJWTKf1Qta52uZsC80nHuMIaGKGkFQ2CO9cfwwBrFk/WgqO:/MJfsVkTumtaMuqCLHuMI9KLWfwkeug

Entry address:
0x98CC

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, CC, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, FA, 97, FF, FF, E8, 01, AA, FF, FF, E8, 2C, CC, FF, FF, E8, 73, CC, FF, FF, E8, 0A, F3, FF, FF, E8, 71, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 76, 9F, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 2C, 9F, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, B0, 40, 00, E8, 9B, FE, FF, FF, E8, 26, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, E0, D0, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, D8, BD, 40, 00, E8, AB, 98, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, D8, BD, 40, 00, B2, 01, B8...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
36 KB (36,864 bytes)

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

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to os.solvefile.com  (207.189.109.121:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cdnus.solvefile.com  (207.189.109.121:80)

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