pdf24 creator - chip-installer.exe

OCSClient

CHIP Digital GmbH

The application pdf24 creator - 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 file has been seen being downloaded from x.chip.de.
Publisher:
CHIP Digital GmbH  (signed and verified)

Product:
OCSClient

Description:
CHIP Secured Installer

Version:
7.00

MD5:
190d31e73a9c07dc2a2d42fff035cf8a

SHA-1:
fcb887d852def9812095588ac324691e3c89a40b

SHA-256:
79fcf60296cd098e07eea3e71be5094c2ed18cc6cc0244909eb53a35526e5cf0

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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:
7/7/2020 6:58:22 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ChipDigital.Bundler (M)
17.3.16.3

File size:
938.8 KB (961,360 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\pdf24 creator - 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:
5/21/2014 10:57:12 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

Entry address:
0x1684

Entry point:
68, 74, F6, 40, 00, E8, EE, FF, FF, FF, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 30, 00, 00, 00, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, CD, E8, D8, D6, CC, DC, 4E, 94, DD, DA, AA, F5, BE, B3, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 01, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 4F, 43, 53, 43, 6C, 69, 65, 6E, 74, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, CC, 31, 00, 03, A4, 10, 98, 0B, AC, 6A, 94, 4C, BD, 2D, DC, F5, C8, B4, 1C, 40, 0F, BA, D2, F3, 0B, 53, 69, 43, A4, DA, 57, 45, F9, 1F, 81, 61, 3A, 4F, AD, 33, 99, 66, CF, 11, B7, 0C, 00...
 
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual Basic v5.0

Code size:
100 KB (102,400 bytes)

The file pdf24 creator - chip-installer.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://x.chip.de/intern/dl/?url=http://www.chip.de/.../?lastchange=040620141744&pid=chipde&cid=54469512&euid=5f427bda7e294f11cf9e92e9&source=BLUB1&browser=chrome

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