setup.exe

Apps Installer SL

This download manager from Solimba is a 3rd-party setup and install program that bundles a number of adware programs in the installer. The application setup.exe by Apps Installer SL has been detected as adware by 22 anti-malware scanners. 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. The file has been seen being downloaded from nl.win-install.com. While running, it connects to the Internet address cdn.solimba.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
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Publisher:
A-installer  (signed by Apps Installer SL)

Description:
download mgr

Version:
3.1.11.1

MD5:
cc0d91ea8fb9564c433560962306784d

SHA-1:
cac204b6d96f788ec6a87b067f3a1b6258dc416b

SHA-256:
1f70dfcbcfd2fbbdfe6b3c1697da8ba4025fe6bbe93c2dfd9a02fd0d43a1ef3b

Scanner detections:
22 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

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:
12/11/2016 1:07:19 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.3
970

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Firseria
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Firseria.A.32
7.11.154.46

avast!
Win32:Adware-BQN [Trj]
140608-0

AVG
Adware BundleApp.DI
2014.0.3955

Bitdefender
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.3
1.0.20.805

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Firseria.CJL
18499

Dr.Web
Trojan.DownLoader11.4341
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/FirseriaInstaller.H potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

F-Secure
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler
11.2014-10-06_3

G Data
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler
14.6.24

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.BundleApp
t3scan.1.6.1.0

K7 AntiVirus
Trojan
13.1712358

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Trojan
13.1712358

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.AppsInstaller
v2014.06.10.08

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.3
15.0.0.483

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Downware.czhrsg
0.28.0.60253

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.06.10.08

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.AppsInstallerSL.F
14.8.1.0

Sophos
Solimba Installer
4.98

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downware.Morstar
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
30086

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File size:
496.3 KB (508,176 bytes)

Product version:
3.1.13

Copyright:
copyright© 2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
1/24/2014 3:38:03 PM

Valid to:
1/25/2015 3:38:03 PM

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

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
1121CBDE0E20D87673EA3438EEEB8A63BE19

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/8/2014 10:51:58 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:SRZpRL7XsjcakSO2w1FiiVs0zmjkdtA5DMcCBPoFKWAdz5C93/msQlu1n0eQQUx4:SRvRLzGjzHw1jRET5zL3ZqxWJC/j6

Entry address:
0xE9EA

Entry point:
E8, BC, 79, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 78, E4, 41, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 20, E1, 41, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, 45, 08, 33, C9, 3B, 04, CD, 60, 54, 42, 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, 64...
 
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Code size:
116 KB (118,784 bytes)

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

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/19144734/launch

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