setup_v3.206.exe

7-Zip

Install Assistant

This is the Vittalia Filewon Installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application setup_v3.206.exe by Install Assistant 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 Vittalia DM installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from kda031gcou.download-this-software.com.
Publisher:
Igor Pavlov  (signed by Install Assistant)

Product:
7-Zip

Description:
7z SFX

Version:
9.20

MD5:
ec3a3f35246dd12fcf6f0dd0605f58fe

SHA-1:
ed4077e6da6ad1c8d3de27f3f5b308646cf47983

SHA-256:
12707b1a63c499cff2ab5a9ba809e63204d8678b9c954f11289a633f1671a5c5

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Bundles additional software, mostly toolbars and other potentially unwanted applications using the Vittalia monitization installer.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
12/14/2019 10:19:50 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Vittalia (M)
16.8.11.4

File size:
1.1 MB (1,182,872 bytes)

Product version:
9.20

Copyright:
Copyright (c) 1999-2010 Igor Pavlov

Original file name:
7z.sfx.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Vittalia DM

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\setup_v3.206.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
12/1/2015 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
12/1/2016 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Install Assistant, O=Install Assistant, L=Wilmington, S=Delaware, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA, OU=Symantec Trust Network, O=Symantec Corporation, C=US

Serial number:
08E92E5C80AD2907C83D98EDED9100D6

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/18/2010 11:27:33 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:hWvknOMEdyVvXmnr1qb90/BbTEAnl3RbnEGSQCjsdP6S4EJakT:hUeOMcyZvbS/BfFnl7gsR6S4EJakT

Entry address:
0x1D262

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 6A, FF, 68, 20, 1E, 42, 00, 68, 5C, D2, 41, 00, 64, A1, 00, 00, 00, 00, 50, 64, 89, 25, 00, 00, 00, 00, 83, EC, 68, 53, 56, 57, 89, 65, E8, 33, DB, 89, 5D, FC, 6A, 02, FF, 15, 04, 11, 42, 00, 59, 83, 0D, 90, BD, 42, 00, FF, 83, 0D, 94, BD, 42, 00, FF, FF, 15, 00, 11, 42, 00, 8B, 0D, 70, 9D, 42, 00, 89, 08, FF, 15, FC, 10, 42, 00, 8B, 0D, 6C, 9D, 42, 00, 89, 08, A1, 64, 11, 42, 00, 8B, 00, A3, 8C, BD, 42, 00, E8, 1C, 01, 00, 00, 39, 1D, 20, 7A, 42, 00, 75, 0C, 68, EA, D3, 41, 00, FF, 15, 0C, 11...
 
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Entropy:
6.9674

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

Code size:
126.5 KB (129,536 bytes)

The file setup_v3.206.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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