player.exe

Sambamedia SL

This is the Softpulse installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application player.exe by Sambamedia SL has been detected as adware 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 Softpulse SoftwareBundler installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.lpmxp201.com.
Publisher:
Sambamedia SL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
520562985ae57c1b6d75a1e72655bd59

SHA-1:
f4973b4e103e2d90b57e13b8bd4cbfa7d23a8e43

SHA-256:
1f3dbca5bf17d881229a38d8402551ad6e93dfb4b1764a804bd1a6870bb426f8

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

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:
11/21/2017 3:41:00 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softpulse (M)
16.7.23.8

File size:
790.5 KB (809,472 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softpulse SoftwareBundler

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
4/25/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
4/26/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Sambamedia SL, O=Sambamedia SL, STREET="La Botavara, 1 2", L=Adeje, S=Santa Cruz de Tenerife, PostalCode=38670, C=ES

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

Serial number:
00B3AB0358C7184E7B47E1675806B74132

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/26/2014 6:30:28 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:bJPvrbffDMI573n9+D9nseUQQAFKk3hsBFIH7cGsPDaYx+qC/C:bJPjbXDMI57nkZ1hsBFYwF+p/C

Entry address:
0x4D446

Entry point:
E8, ED, 7A, 00, 00, E9, 79, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 14, 57, 33, FF, 3B, F7, 75, 04, 33, C0, EB, 65, 39, 7D, 08, 75, 1B, E8, 43, 36, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 89, 30, 57, 57, 57, 57, 57, E8, D5, 0C, 00, 00, 83, C4, 14, 8B, C6, EB, 45, 39, 7D, 10, 74, 16, 39, 75, 0C, 72, 11, 56, FF, 75, 10, FF, 75, 08, E8, 96, 12, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, EB, C1, FF, 75, 0C, 57, FF, 75, 08, E8, B5, 06, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 39, 7D, 10, 74, B6, 39, 75, 0C, 73, 0E, E8, F4, 35, 00, 00, 6A, 22, 59, 89, 08, 8B, F1, EB, AD...
 
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Code size:
454.5 KB (465,408 bytes)

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

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