updater.exe

Match Pal

Part of the Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application updater.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.
Publisher:
Match Pal  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.5525.17215

MD5:
e869a58fa9a010c2cadf1213790ca19d

SHA-1:
b9d5bfdfb721020096cb7c21ae6ed61240e69c53

SHA-256:
084f4b16c7c13af5a43550e599e1c432e9e0efffacda91514b3b1209b94a9a96

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:
1/28/2020 12:17:35 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.3.4.19

File size:
375.7 KB (384,752 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5525.17215

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\common files\947e9795-442e-46c4-9869-2da3405d8e82\updater.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
12/22/2014 9:00:00 AM

Valid to:
12/23/2015 8:59:59 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:
2/17/2015 2:33:55 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x1ABA0

Entry point:
E8, 46, D3, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 85, D2, 74, 7F, 0F, B6, 44, 24, 08, 0F, BA, 25, 20, A2, 45, 00, 01, 73, 0D, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 8B, 7C, 24, 08, F3, AA, EB, 5D, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 81, FA, 80, 00, 00, 00, 7C, 0E, 0F, BA, 25, 94, 88, 45, 00, 01, 0F, 82, 7F, D4, 00, 00, 57, 8B, F9, 83, FA, 04, 72, 31, F7, D9, 83, E1, 03, 74, 0C, 2B, D1, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 75, F6, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 08, 03, C1, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 10, 03, C1, 8B, CA, 83, E2, 03...
 
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Entropy:
6.4917

Code size:
276 KB (282,624 bytes)

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