realplayer_rocketfuelinstaller.exe

Verti Technology Group, Inc.

This is the Verti bundle installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application realplayer_rocketfuelinstaller.exe by Verti Technology Group has been detected as adware by 3 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Verti Setup installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as RealPlayer but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Verti Technology Group, Inc.  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.139.0

MD5:
d7a92a616eb7143a424b214b6862d04f

SHA-1:
d4db1a4f761b30b23403f08bed0e8a1ca436707e

SHA-256:
ace234471e9fce1cf02f6efe32839f43ce794ad4abdbdedab3068febdae65639

Scanner detections:
3 / 68

Status:
Adware

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
9/22/2018 8:15:59 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Verti
v2014.06.19.11

Reason Heuristics
PUP.VertiTechnologyGroup.EE
14.6.19.23

VIPRE Antivirus
Rocketfuel Installer
22714

File size:
498 KB (509,944 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.139.0

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Verti Setup

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
11/13/2011 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/13/2013 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="Verti Technology Group, Inc.", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="Verti Technology Group, Inc.", L=Bellevue, S=Washington, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
5E5A8F44B995DF01701554FBF18173B7

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/17/2013 11:06:22 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:LadgrQJ1Tcr7/RlN4PPT2Q/fp5gsGP71PzBoL/xsTkKFY4Ta1c6nuZdqZKoOJg:Gmrk1gr7/RlEPaQ/fp5gsGP71PzBoL/v

Entry address:
0x2F4AF

Entry point:
E8, ED, 9F, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, 45, 08, 33, C9, 3B, 04, CD, 38, 31, 46, 00, 74, 13, 41, 83, F9, 2D, 72, F1, 8D, 48, ED, 83, F9, 11, 77, 0E, 6A, 0D, 58, 5D, C3, 8B, 04, CD, 3C, 31, 46, 00, 5D, C3, 05, 44, FF, FF, FF, 6A, 0E, 59, 3B, C8, 1B, C0, 23, C1, 83, C0, 08, 5D, C3, E8, E6, 10, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 06, B8, A0, 32, 46, 00, C3, 83, C0, 08, C3, E8, D3, 10, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 06, B8, A4, 32, 46, 00, C3, 83, C0, 0C, C3, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, E8, E2, FF, FF, FF, 8B, 4D, 08...
 
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Entropy:
6.4525

Code size:
284 KB (290,816 bytes)

The file realplayer_rocketfuelinstaller.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

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