solitaire setup.exe

Zulu Soft SRL

This the Soft32 ad-supported download manager that bundles additional PUP offers. "During the download process we may show commercial offers, such as a toolbar or other browser add-ons. The download manager is in no way affiliated or endorsed by the author of this product." The application solitaire setup.exe by Zulu Soft SRL has been detected as adware by 9 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Soft32 Download Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from solitaire.soft32.com.
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Publisher:
Zulu Soft SRL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
090d892dcea05f00e0607aa2d381f464

SHA-1:
57b41baf0151819cab998c05f8866b966ea24855

SHA-256:
741f0d07ecbe8d2535295e427e6ac84245baa7f8180048d8f8f98d2b3e1ef110

Scanner detections:
9 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
The setup file is part of the Soft32.com download and install manager. It is an ad-supported installer and attempts to get the user to install various adware toolbars, browser add-ons, game applications or other potentially unwanted programs. If a sponsored software offer such as a toolbar is installed it might change the User’s home page, default search settings and 404 traffic. Note, the software installed by Soft32 is probably safe, just the installer is unwanted.

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:
12/8/2016 9:04:09 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2152
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
MSIL/Soft32Downloader.A potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Soft32.A
v2014.06.10.03

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Nsis.Downloader.cvxhzw
0.28.0.58873

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.ZuluSoftSRL.P
14.6.10.15

VIPRE Antivirus
Soft32Downloader
27638

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File size:
522.5 KB (535,072 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Soft32 Download Manager (using Nullsoft Install System)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
6/3/2013 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/17/2016 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Zulu Soft SRL, O=Zulu Soft SRL, L=Sibiu, S=Sibiu, C=RO, SERIALNUMBER=J32/987/2007, OID.2.5.4.15=Private Organization, OID.1.3.6.1.4.1.311.60.2.1.3=RO

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

Serial number:
22D4D7E5042BE9C2999CB05C4CA2BB4F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 5:50:52 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:zA9Whdm4ho/rulBH1S0Z0RO9wdhvZX54LmpHLmn:M9odCABVSY9MRZX5dVLm

Entry address:
0x30FA

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 60, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 18, EC, 42, 00, E8, F1, 2B, 00, 00, A3, 64, EB, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 98, 8F, 42, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, 54, 91, 40, 00, 68, 60, E3, 42, 00, E8, A4, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 40, 43, 00, 50, 57, E8, 92, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9187

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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

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