plugin.exe

VisualBee

Visual Software Systems LTD

The application plugin.exe by Visual Software Systems has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 14 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. The installer uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars. The file has been seen being downloaded from s.m2pub.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
Visual Software Systems LTD  (signed and verified)

Product:
VisualBee

Version:
V24.20.1

MD5:
61f7bd5312ba14680e502bb977699b03

SHA-1:
d00dd8a2ff7714f327a5fed94e49d3361a49a1f7

SHA-256:
cc7c122e98474678aa0619cad7344a8b9538376e6e1b458ad84229935ca3b968

Scanner detections:
14 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

Analysis date:
11/21/2017 3:41:42 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Solimba.Gen
7.11.136.138

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.Toolbar
4.0.3.141230

Bkav FE
W32.Clodb70.Trojan
1.3.0.4959

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1326
9.0.1.0364

ESET NOD32
Win32/DownWare
8.9532

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/DownWare.I
12/30/2014

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
MSIL.Solimba
v2014.12.30.03

McAfee
Artemis!5A39F552DDD2
5600.6900

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!5A39F552DDD2
7.6900

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Optional.VisualSoftwareSystems.G
14.12.30.15

Rising Antivirus
NS:PUF.SilenceInstaller!1.9DDF
23.00.65.141228

Sophos
Solimba Installer
4.96

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1028
7.2.364

File size:
547.9 KB (561,040 bytes)

Product version:
V24.20.1

Copyright:
VisualBee.com

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
10/17/2013 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
10/17/2015 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Visual Software Systems LTD, O=Visual Software Systems LTD, L=Tel Aviv - Yafo, S=Israel, C=IL

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

Serial number:
4151E7647C88F6CE43FD79FAAA1350F0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 3:50:46 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:ka3pZbUpI918dW8gf5OOPHuv/jpSCvaQZmNUKKC8uVn4vT+YFY0:t3p1oLGO2Huv/jpSPbUKKCXVu+Yi0

Entry address:
0x323C

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 30, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 58, 3F, 42, 00, E8, 09, 2C, 00, 00, A3, A4, 3E, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 58, F4, 41, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, B8, 91, 40, 00, 68, A0, 36, 42, 00, E8, BC, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 50, 57, E8, AA, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9500

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

The file plugin.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

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