mp3rocket.exe

MP3Rocket

MP3 Support

The application mp3rocket.exe, “MP3Rocket Setup Program” by MP3 Support has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 5 anti-malware scanners. This is a setup and installation application and has been known to bundle potentially unwanted software. The installer uses the OpenCandy monitzation platform which will donwload and install offers in the setup for potentially unwanted software including ad/search-supported toolbars. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.ezmp3s.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
MP3 Rocket Inc  (signed by MP3 Support)

Product:
MP3Rocket

Description:
MP3Rocket Setup Program

Version:
6.4.11

MD5:
e2cac0c06901c3164084dbd26cc455c6

SHA-1:
a61e6866b2cee60c28447f1f94cbe21f8af5c4d9

SHA-256:
247a18953331731c90971be95ece5f440f314be895e1e254aa49b7c448d09ed5

Scanner detections:
5 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Packages the OpenCandy software bundler that offers to install additional software and may include web browser add-ons and toolbars which display advertising (based on publisher settings and geo context).

Analysis date:
12/17/2017 12:59:36 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.OpenCandy
4.0.3.14824

ESET NOD32
Win32/OpenCandy (variant)
8.10305

McAfee
Artemis!E2CAC0C06901
5600.7028

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.MP3Support.O
14.8.24.22

Trend Micro House Call
Suspicious_GEN.F47V0819
7.2.236

File size:
383.9 KB (393,104 bytes)

Product version:
6.4.11

Copyright:
Copyright © MP3 Rocket Inc.

Original file name:
MP3RocketSetup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\mp3rocket.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
6/26/2013 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/11/2015 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=MP3 Support, OU=SECURE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT, O=MP3 Support, L=Oshawa, S=Ontario, C=CA

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
146C2E323177663B9DF87FFF1B9C31D8

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/4/2014 2:45:10 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:Fj3CF7L79EKelk/TKZ9kgueV+7X/f/5RyuslPgGLlv2OvRNWEulSEAoEQi:ycm/SeguUuXvyXpRYl/+

Entry address:
0xC6410

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 60, 47, 00, 8D, BE, 00, B0, F8, FF, 57, EB, 0B, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89, C5, EB, 0B, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B...
 
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Entropy:
7.7490

Packer / compiler:
UPX v0.89.6 - v1.02 / v1.05 -v1.24

Code size:
324 KB (331,776 bytes)

The file mp3rocket.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 7 URLs.

http://www.ezmp3s.com/.../mp3rocket.exe

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-72-156-25.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.72.156.25:80)

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