mediaplayer.exe

Safe Stub

SecureInstall, LLC

This is the InstallX/InstallIQ download manager and installer that will bundle offers during setup for additional PUPs and other unwanted software. The application mediaplayer.exe, “Safe Installer Stub” by SecureInstall 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 InstallIQ Installation Manager installer.
Publisher:
SafeInstall, LLC  (signed by SecureInstall, LLC)

Product:
Safe Stub

Description:
Safe Installer Stub

Version:
1.0.5.0

MD5:
a15e2121f914468a83ddfce6e24febe2

SHA-1:
307ed9cd4f611200a9e1814310363e51386a6f02

SHA-256:
3f0b1d4152aa54c225664de5e2f00db32aef12cce83db1476c30ef13d239f76d

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.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
10/24/2020 4:25:23 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallX (M)
17.3.7.7

File size:
923 KB (945,168 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5.0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2014

Original file name:
safestub.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallIQ Installation Manager

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\mediaplayer.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/19/2013 3:30:00 AM

Valid to:
11/24/2014 3:30:00 PM

Subject:
CN="SecureInstall, LLC", O="SecureInstall, LLC", L=Sartell, S=Minnesota, C=US

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
073E5B30FA98352DDA4DA1FD7215A72F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/4/2014 6:55:57 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x18B6D

Entry point:
E8, 91, 99, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 60, 16, 4C, 00, E8, FD, 62, 00, 00, E8, 5E, 9B, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 24, 99, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, 43, 80, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Entropy:
6.7755

Code size:
632.5 KB (647,680 bytes)

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