openoffice - chip-installer.exe

OCSClient

CHIP Digital GmbH

The application openoffice - chip-installer.exe, “CHIP Secured Installer” by CHIP Digital GmbH has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 Covus installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as the free Apache OpenOffice but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
CHIP Digital GmbH  (signed and verified)

Product:
OCSClient

Description:
CHIP Secured Installer

Version:
7.00

MD5:
c1b76e30061a291f8429362892f54ba3

SHA-1:
3e5edc9928cbf65ea0ed0333dc91ec16e11ea2a9

SHA-256:
90db26fabfbb1c45b6452866fcdd00a7e677a152a3cdc40ed87426849392635a

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially 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:
7/7/2020 6:04:05 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ChipDigital.Bundler (M)
17.3.16.1

File size:
806.8 KB (826,192 bytes)

Product version:
7.00

Copyright:
Copyright © 2014 Chip Digital GmbH

Original file name:
ocsclient.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Covus

Language:
German (Germany)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\openoffice - chip-installer.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
2/25/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/26/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=CHIP Digital GmbH, O=CHIP Digital GmbH, L=Muenchen, S=Bayern, C=DE

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

Serial number:
0D160B8252A4F0A16FE1255FA0A22E2B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/22/2014 1:41:41 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

Entry address:
0x1674

Code size:
100 KB (102,400 bytes)

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