player_setup.exe

Digital Plugin 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_setup.exe by Digital Plugin SL has been detected as adware by 18 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Softpulse SoftwareBundler installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.lpmxp21.com.
Publisher:
Digital Plugin SL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
af91619cc3f3ceb71ddae5f879146fe0

SHA-1:
aa4215e8ab6096e20f1e6f6a4ededf418a48479d

SHA-256:
a12beea36410e477bad21d79de30587c794f4543f8c00dc9da9e4ea123457eb6

Scanner detections:
18 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
8/14/2018 5:42:19 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.Agent
7.1.1

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
1.0.0.1

avast!
Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
2014.9-140612

AVG
Generic
2015.0.3446

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Softpulse.A
18505

Dr.Web
Trojan.Packed.26825
9.0.1.0163

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftPulse.B potentially unwanted application
8.7.0.302.0

G Data
Win32.Application.SoftPulse
14.6.24

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.Generic
t3scan.1.6.1.0

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.3725

McAfee
PUP-FIG!80B7D2700B25
5600.7102

McAfee Web Gateway
PUP-FIG!80B7D2700B25
7.7102

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.06.12.12

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.DigitalPluginSL.M
14.6.12.9

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.SoftPulse!6.197F
23.00.65.14610

Sophos
SoftPulse
4.98

Vba32 AntiVirus
suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4783235
30086

File size:
790 KB (808,976 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softpulse SoftwareBundler

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
5/23/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/24/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Digital Plugin SL, O=Digital Plugin SL, STREET=Calle el Pozo 17B, 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:
00C30222BF83B5AE2CB666E51380D11646

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/29/2014 11:55:06 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:ha3LEO+TPVMg+Ukjize2tWoQZEeYrmGxB7YpaLd6+R1sPDaYyo68v:ha3L8eg+UkjCoRZuB7YcvsK8v

Entry address:
0x4D4B9

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, 40, 36, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 89, 30, 57, 57, 57, 57, 57, E8, D2, 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, 93, 12, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, EB, C1, FF, 75, 0C, 57, FF, 75, 08, E8, B2, 06, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 39, 7D, 10, 74, B6, 39, 75, 0C, 73, 0E, E8, F1, 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_setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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