realplayer_tsa3l0lp.exe

Perion Network Ltd.

The application realplayer_tsa3l0lp.exe by Perion Network has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 9 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Perion Download Manager installer. With this installer, users are expecting to download RealPlayer but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware. The file has been seen being downloaded from dm.distributionengine.conduit-services.com and multiple other hosts. While running, it connects to the Internet address ude.databssint.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Perion Network Ltd.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
b40d665b711281cefd2cb42d0f2cfdf2

SHA-1:
d5c884d7e9004bd71aa3c52032459741507370a0

SHA-256:
e522781d64040b9f915da26d2aab931e9c5b7afee71af6bef7216a09f49380c6

Scanner detections:
9 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Bundles the Conduit Toolbar and/or Conduit Search Protect.

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:
2/23/2020 12:40:58 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.Wajam
4.0.3.14416

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1895
9.0.1.0106

ESET NOD32
Win32/Wajam (variant)
8.9677

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Wajam
4/16/2014

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Conduit
v2014.04.16.07

McAfee
Artemis!B40D665B7112
5600.7159

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Perion.T
14.4.16.7

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0324
7.2.106

VIPRE Antivirus
Conduit
28244

File size:
665.6 KB (681,544 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Perion Download Manager (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\realplayer_tsa3l0lp.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/24/2012 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
4/24/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Perion Network Ltd., OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Perion Network Ltd., L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, C=IL

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:
45F87694FE8D1984719796AEC8031DF4

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2012 7:19:59 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:xE954vDyDxGL2owxbBR1ecNu7gJB2Xd8uP0YXCUdpWNia:xqgCxi2zd13u7gJB2Xd5HXXrWNia

Entry address:
0x39E3

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, D8, 91, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B8, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 2E, 47, 00, E8, 37, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, D0, 2D, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 1C, 93, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 81, 40, 00, 68, 04, 93, 40, 00, 68, C0, AD, 46, 00, E8, 19, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 30, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 07, 27, 00, 00...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
28 KB (28,672 bytes)

The file realplayer_tsa3l0lp.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 5 URLs.

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ude.databssint.com  (107.22.223.150:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to storage.stgbssint.com  (172.229.236.170:80)

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