Setup.exe

InstallShield

LongTail Ad Solutions, Inc.

The application Setup.exe by LongTail Ad Solutions 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 InstallShield Setup installer. This is the uninstaller utility registered in the Windows Control Panel for the program Desktop Player by LongTailVideo.
Publisher:
Acresso Software Inc.  (signed by LongTail Ad Solutions, Inc.)

Product:
InstallShield

Description:
Setup.exe

Version:
15.0.498

MD5:
3903fc6e5906093c57c3240ac1feb135

SHA-1:
20d0d76de8f5bf1ae045278a71f26a3a9e0fcca7

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.

Analysis date:
11/16/2018 9:48:42 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.LongTailAdSolutions
15.4.2.1

File size:
389.6 KB (398,928 bytes)

Product version:
15.0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2008 Acresso Software Inc. and/or InstallShield Co. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Original file name:
Setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
InstallShield Setup

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\installshield installation information\{1d45405d-b1cf-4aec-ac09-2d8175cb98de}\setup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
2/25/2009 1:30:57 PM

Valid to:
2/20/2010 8:12:38 AM

Subject:
CN="LongTail Ad Solutions, Inc.", OU=LongTail Video, O="LongTail Ad Solutions, Inc.", L=New York, S=NY, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
71A28ED8

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/9/2008 8:39:06 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:dGWK9s2n1sDEo7SUknwoD6AaeICSj7kEoed0PFn0wccccccccf:d9ysTOnKt7oUq

Entry address:
0x21EE4

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 6A, FF, 68, F0, A2, 44, 00, 68, 60, 49, 42, 00, 64, A1, 00, 00, 00, 00, 50, 64, 89, 25, 00, 00, 00, 00, 83, EC, 58, 53, 56, 57, 89, 65, E8, FF, 15, FC, 92, 44, 00, 33, D2, 8A, D4, 89, 15, D0, 8B, 45, 00, 8B, C8, 81, E1, FF, 00, 00, 00, 89, 0D, CC, 8B, 45, 00, C1, E1, 08, 03, CA, 89, 0D, C8, 8B, 45, 00, C1, E8, 10, A3, C4, 8B, 45, 00, 6A, 01, E8, A4, 17, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, C3, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8, 98, 14, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 10, E8, B2, 00, 00, 00, 59, 33, F6, 89, 75...
 
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Entropy:
6.3688

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++ v6.0

Code size:
288 KB (294,912 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
Desktop Player

Display publisher:
LongTailVideo

Display version:
1.00.0000

Uninstall string:
"C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1D45405D-B1CF-4AEC-AC09-2D8175CB98DE}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly


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