issetup.dll

InstallShield

LongTail Ad Solutions, Inc.

The module issetup.dll, “InstallShield (R) Setup Engine” by LongTail Ad Solutions has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
Acresso Software Inc.  (signed by LongTail Ad Solutions, Inc.)

Product:
InstallShield

Description:
InstallShield (R) Setup Engine

Version:
15.0.498

MD5:
dc05d8d66b1fec0096d4c272cddb2449

SHA-1:
9b013c00883d6a8aa59fa29bd703ea6a1d1fbaf2

SHA-256:
62232d4d5ddcb672b2cc591b18cfbbfc61d5a69e427bfadaea0cde740d9f88ce

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.

Analysis date:
5/21/2018 5:23:46 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.LongTailAdSolutions
15.4.2.1

File size:
548.1 KB (561,232 bytes)

Product version:
15.0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2008 Acresso Software Inc. and/or InstallShield Co. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Original file name:
iKernel.dll

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\installshield installation information\{1d45405d-b1cf-4aec-ac09-2d8175cb98de}\issetup.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
2/26/2009 4:30:57 AM

Valid to:
2/20/2010 11:12:38 PM

Subject:
CN="LongTail Ad Solutions, Inc.", OU=LongTail Video, O="LongTail Ad Solutions, Inc.", L=New York, S=NY, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
71A28ED8

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/10/2008 10:37:34 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:EW0h7ebKxmwtsqGEjGtdaMcyRYtRyJdxZJEIGARLLXM63VX9ioYdBANRf:EWKxBwEjGtQbyfxIAR/FMoYdC7f

Entry address:
0x19843B

Entry point:
B8, 80, 8D, 19, 10, 50, 64, FF, 35, 00, 00, 00, 00, 64, 89, 25, 00, 00, 00, 00, 33, C0, 89, 08, 50, 45, 43, 6F, 6D, 70, 61, 63, 74, 32, 00, 00, 00, 08, E1, 48, 01, 55, 00, 8B, EC, 53, 57, 56, FF, 75, 0C, C3, 06, 08, E8, 07, 03, 23, 5E, 5F, 5B, C9, C2, F5, 01, 18, 83, C4, F4, FC, BC, 39, 8F, 74, 24, 20, AE, 7C, 9D, 40, 66, 81, 3E, 4A, 43, 0F, 18, 85, 9D, 02, 48, 83, C6, 0C, 0A, 33, DB, BA, 5B, 80, 0A, C7, 44, 24, 14, 4B, 03, 43, 90, 03, D2, 18, 82, 8B, 16, 34, 04, F9, 7A, 13, 3D, 73, 2C, 00, 4C, 24, 10, 33...
 
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Entropy:
7.6212

Packer / compiler:
PECompact v2

Code size:
952 KB (974,848 bytes)

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