icreinstall_windows 8 desktop gadgets 1.3.0.exe

Generic

Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o.

The installer utilizes InstallCore which may bundle about 3-4 offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application icreinstall_windows 8 desktop gadgets 1.3.0.exe, “Generic Setup ” by Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o 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 installCore installer. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. While running, it connects to the Internet address os.solvefile.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Software Installer   (signed by Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o.)

Product:
Generic

Description:
Generic Setup

Version:
2.0.2.4

MD5:
2759c07bae7852707750a0a91c7d70b9

SHA-1:
f4d820799b31cca78442cff16cb84992753c507d

SHA-256:
35c275f3a51f5d431b2e4be508528a9daf5513bb1eb9ed31981e2a4a92e3b1f0

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
10/25/2020 1:12:09 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.3.8.19

File size:
675.9 KB (692,088 bytes)

Product version:
4.7.1

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\icreinstall_windows 8 desktop gadgets 1.3.0.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
12/2/2014 3:08:00 PM

Valid to:
12/3/2015 3:08:00 PM

Subject:
CN=Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o., O=Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o., L=Warszawa, C=PL

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
112158083A5E821B7A3E9A1253B62099C808

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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)