setup.exe

Game Downloader

Apps Installer S.L.

This is the Solimba installer program that will bundle additional offers mostly including adware and various unwanted PC utilities. The application setup.exe, “Game Downloader AppInstaller” by Apps Installer S.L 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 Solimba DownloadMR 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.
Publisher:
Apps Installer S.L.  (signed and verified)

Product:
Game Downloader

Description:
Game Downloader AppInstaller

Version:
3.0.16.0

MD5:
1c3c8a93b6cb3543ed0511354ce95e77

SHA-1:
8808b14a8093c7fc4edad39cec68f5e9f134581f

SHA-256:
c3f85d0aed7695101bdbc4a779e6ee4ee0751dd1ff434cf0ec4f2c15f839948a

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This is a wrapped installation of legitimate software (without persmission of the developer) and bundles adware such as toolbars and extensions.

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:
8/9/2020 2:11:24 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.15.20

File size:
271.5 KB (278,056 bytes)

Copyright:
AppInstaller 2013 (132061512)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
2/19/2013 7:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/20/2015 6:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Apps Installer S.L., O=Apps Installer S.L., L=Barcelona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

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

Serial number:
323F44D66AEF890F43C32CFD743A4AD0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/19/2012 10:01:49 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

Entry address:
0x4327

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, 93, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, 94, 42, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, 94, 42, 00, 56, A3, 40, 7B, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 7B, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, 94, 42, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Entropy:
7.7532  (probably packed)

Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

The file setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://download857.mediafire.com/ypyz0s89fzdg/.../setup.exe

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cdn.solimba.com  (95.211.6.35:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to api.downloadmr.com  (95.211.39.161:80)

 
http://api.downloadmr.com/installer/1902116424/launch

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