setup.exe

Software Updater

Air Software

This is part of the Air Installer, a download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application setup.exe, “Software Updater ” by Air Software has been detected as adware by 24 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the AirInstaller Download Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from watchnow.deliciousgoldfish.com.
Publisher:
AirInstaller   (signed by Air Software)

Product:
Software Updater

Description:
Software Updater

Version:
2.0.6.7

MD5:
3f2649f77a4e5519af3e5e390fe8a915

SHA-1:
9c21d267b0ea5b475c31078e712d28211a01c569

SHA-256:
1c6c5028181bcf72d08c3347a3306917b2b7daf62b457ad2c1b9523d353eaf78

Scanner detections:
24 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
8/15/2018 7:16:34 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.AirAd
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.AirAdInstaller
16.01.13

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen
7.11.137.70

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan[:HEUR]/Win32.AGeneric
0.1.0.1

avast!
Win32:Installer-L [PUP]
2014.9-160113

AVG
Generic_r
2017.0.2866

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.AirAdInstaller.A
17934

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2035
9.0.1.013

ESET NOD32
Win32/AirAdInstaller (variant)
10.9547

IKARUS anti.virus
Win32.Malware
t3scan.2.2.29

Jiangmin
AdWare/AirAdInstaller.ji
KV160113

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11663

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11451

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.AirAdInstaller
14.0.0.823

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.AirAdInstall.bb.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.AirAdInstaller
v2016.01.13.11

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.AirAdInstaller.cwbkcs
0.28.0.58873

Qihoo 360 Security
HEUR/Malware.QVM01.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Air Software.AirSoftware.Bundler (M)
16.1.13.11

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.Airinstall!1.9C4C
23.00.65.16111

Sophos
AirInstaller
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.AirInstaller/Variant
9388

Vba32 AntiVirus
AdWare.AirAdInstaller.ajov
3.12.24.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Iminent
27420

File size:
752.4 KB (770,472 bytes)

Product version:
2.0.6.7

Copyright:
(c) AirInstaller

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
AirInstaller Download Manager

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/24/2013 10:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/26/2015 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Air Software, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Air Software, L=Victoria, S=British Columbia, C=CA

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:
3AC786E09219DF82DA830E461D4FC39F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/23/2014 1:48:20 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:ex5Eg69iaJKNVocBGw0+ANoq4ed3k05tFDkl/mUdqrAOt/704RVhlFgeCKsxMLt:SEFiaJciRwRAx3Zk5KrAOt/FXDFANMLt

Entry address:
0x25A418

Entry point:
60, E8, 00, 00, 00, 00, 58, 05, 5A, 0B, 00, 00, 8B, 30, 03, F0, 2B, C0, 8B, FE, 66, AD, C1, E0, 0C, 8B, C8, 50, AD, 2B, C8, 03, F1, 8B, C8, 57, 51, 49, 8A, 44, 39, 06, 88, 04, 31, 75, F6, 2B, C0, AC, 8B, C8, 80, E1, F0, 24, 0F, C1, E1, 0C, 8A, E8, AC, 0B, C8, 51, 02, CD, BD, 00, FD, FF, FF, D3, E5, 59, 58, 8B, DC, 8D, A4, 6C, 90, F1, FF, FF, 51, 2B, C9, 51, 51, 8B, CC, 51, 66, 8B, 17, C1, E2, 0C, 52, 57, 83, C1, 04, 51, 50, 83, C1, 04, 56, 51, E8, 5E, 00, 00, 00, 8B, E3, 5E, 5A, 2B, C0, 89, 04, 32, B4, 10...
 
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Packer / compiler:
ASPack v1.08.04

Code size:
1.6 MB (1,721,856 bytes)

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

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