Paint_Dot_Net_Setup.exe

Max Setup

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application Paint_Dot_Net_Setup.exe by Max Setup has been detected as adware by 9 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the installCore installer. The setup program uses the InstallCore engine which may bundle additional software offers including toolbars and browser extensions. The file has been seen being downloaded from download.download-paint.net.
Publisher:
Max Setup  (signed and verified)

MD5:
7f956c04eabce173035c38edaf5d5e34

SHA-1:
f89da9c4ba469280202f0a5ebff640827ecd5901

SHA-256:
b5899cc9762b57ea96e169e8238fcd886407a818b6571e55a7e0821e59f2c4d4

Scanner detections:
9 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the InstallCore download manager to install additional potentially unwanted software which may include extensions such as DealPly and various toolbars.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
12/11/2017 6:17:04 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.InstallCore
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
7.11.143.44

AVG
MalSign.InstallC
2015.0.3506

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallCore.MJ (variant)
8.9671

G Data
Win32.Application.InstallCore
14.4.24

Malwarebytes
v2014.04.13.09

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.MaxSetup.T
14.4.13.8

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallCore.b
28214

File size:
636.8 KB (652,096 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/10/2014 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/11/2015 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Max Setup, O=Max Setup, STREET=Lillienblam 28, L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, PostalCode=651307, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
008F6F1294DBB38F9F80A7A06DE489DF45

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 6:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:Q6L8pLSy8qUvCEteI+MebFjhQizczpNzerdFOGIjvfM80IycBGU7nq:QG8Rh8qUvCEty/JjVBs2cBGU7q

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Entropy:
7.8618

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

The file Paint_Dot_Net_Setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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