mediaplayerclassic.exe

Useful Software

This is the Verti bundle installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application mediaplayerclassic.exe by Useful Software has been detected as adware by 7 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Verti Setup installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from inst.great-free-apps.net and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
Useful Software  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.0.6

MD5:
8b33199870e7fd671a73baabb30656a4

SHA-1:
ffa5500b589250c147344bc0347486c2c1c6f0d1

SHA-256:
2eb0e2fb122ee3f788be03130d2b6857e92e8f74500b49ded28f2b97cab7716c

Scanner detections:
7 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
10/21/2018 11:45:16 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AVG
Usefus
2015.0.3455

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.4150
9.0.1.0154

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Adware.Win32.Verti
8.14.06.03.07

ESET NOD32
Win32/Verti (variant)
8.9885

Reason Heuristics
PUP.UsefulSoftware.S
14.6.3.7

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0602
7.2.154

VIPRE Antivirus
Rocketfuel Installer
29888

File size:
340.9 KB (349,120 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.6

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Verti Setup

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
12/16/2014 11:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Useful Software, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Useful Software, L=Bellevue, S=Washington, C=US

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:
7DB9B4E338BDCF4F909F675C098B0E76

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/22/2014 7:54:03 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:8Cilri4EyDkgx5Hf2+LXqruUG081E7LUzZAK/CqoA5p6v2qAPzBoL/xsTkKFW4xN:ArzXqruUGf2nUzZA+CqoA5p6v2qAPzBD

Entry address:
0x21F35

Entry point:
E8, 86, A5, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 38, AB, 44, 00, E8, 55, 2C, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, C6, 9E, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 14, F7, 44, 00, BA, 10, F7, 44, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, A7, B4, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, 9E, B4, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, 44, 2C, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 92, 9D, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 04, 8B...
 
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Entropy:
6.5013

Code size:
211 KB (216,064 bytes)

The file mediaplayerclassic.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 20 URLs.

http://inst.great-free-apps.net/dl/42/14406/5552/.../

http://inst.greatappsfree.net/dl/42/14403/5552/.../

http://inst.greatappsfree.net/dl/42/21113/2449/.../

http://inst.great-free-apps.net/dl/42/14403/5552/.../

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