smilebox_tsv45bbha.exe

Perion Network Ltd.

The application smilebox_tsv45bbha.exe by Perion Network has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 12 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Perion Download Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from 1b6b33b58bf14f2fbb8826a9f325bdfd.download.dmccint.com and multiple other hosts. While running, it connects to the Internet address ude.databssint.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Perion Network Ltd.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
88c69a20eba8bca8a5b30e266a87fa52

SHA-1:
ea49f3ee78fff5cd6c54f2306ae958bac5108817

SHA-256:
af089ae21fcbab296b617bbc0f98f01eb661bc9618efb0cae94ad3d6f1acc1d7

Scanner detections:
12 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Bundles the Conduit Toolbar and/or Conduit Search Protect.

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:
12/15/2017 5:46:52 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Baidu Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Wajam
4.0.3.141117

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1895
9.0.1.0321

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.AE (variant)
8.10368

G Data
Win32.Adware.Conduit
14.11.24

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.ClientConnect
t3scan.1.7.5.0

K7 AntiVirus
Trojan
13.183.13272

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Trojan
13.183.13272

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Perinet
14.0.0.2935

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
v2014.11.17.01

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Perion.S
14.11.17.1

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.Agent
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Conduit
32808

File size:
648 KB (663,552 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Perion Download Manager (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\smilebox_tsv45bbha.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/23/2012 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
4/23/2015 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Perion Network Ltd., OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Perion Network Ltd., L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, C=IL

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:
45F87694FE8D1984719796AEC8031DF4

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2012 11:19:59 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:BE5ol981Ds3bkPTegJLySwuOijDncwOWa8Adr5x6ab3h6TPY6rm:B+Hw3bb0+Ovr4H7j0TPY6rm

Entry address:
0x39E3

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, D8, 91, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B8, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 2E, 47, 00, E8, 37, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, D0, 2D, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 1C, 93, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 81, 40, 00, 68, 04, 93, 40, 00, 68, C0, AD, 46, 00, E8, 19, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 30, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 07, 27, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9556

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
28 KB (28,672 bytes)

The file smilebox_tsv45bbha.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

http://1b6b33b58bf14f2fbb8826a9f325bdfd.download.dmccint.com/Default.ashx?EnvironmentID=1&CID=10874&FID=&PPD=,,,,,,,,,www.smilebox.com&PUID=1523565379961906392&InstallSessionID=1523565379961906392173238487

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ude.databssint.com  (107.22.223.150:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to storage.stgbssint.com  (172.229.236.170:80)

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