uninstaller.exe

Match Pal

This is the installer/setup program for a Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application uninstaller.exe by Match Pal 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 NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. This is the uninstaller utility registered in the Windows Control Panel for the program Match Pal by Match Pal.
Publisher:
Match Pal  (signed and verified)

Version:
2.0.5533.15418

MD5:
ee4710751289507ae1d6f07ba0d14e99

SHA-1:
564adddf58c16dd4210909947a78e2903aba32eb

SHA-256:
bb244c4cf8fc5fc9f2a048cc2b6367469b5b2221bf660b46b3e7dfc5d22e7c67

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Belongs to the Sambreel/Yontoo progam that inserts various forms of advertising in the user's web browser, installed with minimal or no user consent.

Analysis date:
8/10/2020 8:39:16 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.3.15.17

File size:
307.7 KB (315,048 bytes)

Product version:
2015.02.24

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\match pal\uninstaller.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
12/22/2014 8:00:00 AM

Valid to:
12/23/2015 7:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Match Pal, O=Match Pal, L=Los Angeles, S=California, C=US

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:
688030F7F80E707312A7C683AA21A12E

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/5/2014 7:58:31 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x31E4

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, E0, 73, 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, B8, 6C, 44, 00, E8, 1B, 25, 00, 00, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, C0, 6B, 44, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, DB, 73, 40, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, D0, 73, 40, 00, 68, C0, 2B, 44, 00, E8, 0D, 24, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, F0, 46, 00, 57, E8, FB, 23, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9377

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
22.5 KB (23,040 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
Match Pal

Display publisher:
Match Pal

Display version:
2.0.5533.15418

Uninstall string:
"C:\Program Files\Match Pal\uninstaller.exe" /ut RM


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