vcredist.exe

Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable

NetZone Info-Tech Co., Ltd., Shanghai

While the file properties state the file is developed by 'Microsoft Corporation', this is not the case and it is designed just to look like a legitimate Microsoft system file. The application vcredist.exe by NetZone Info-Tech Co.,, Shanghai has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This is a setup and installation application and has been known to bundle potentially unwanted software.
Publisher:
Microsoft Corporation  (signed by NetZone Info-Tech Co., Ltd., Shanghai)

Product:
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable

Description:
IExpress Setup

Version:
2.0.50727.4053

MD5:
8dc7d0ab06fa225ceec9e0931f387789

SHA-1:
9f6f295cf6dbe4b3347be5c9e241e7f231d3d3f9

SHA-256:
5669a575f133a580fc8a76dc5ae30bd164ef9e991401171368e3b79e80873c13

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
2/10/2017 6:15:20 AM UTC  (nine months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Optional.NetZoneI.Installer
17.2.10.1

File size:
2.6 MB (2,708,272 bytes)

Product version:
2.0.50727.4053

Copyright:
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/26/2011 9:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/5/2012 8:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN="NetZone Info-Tech Co., Ltd., Shanghai", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="NetZone Info-Tech Co., Ltd., Shanghai", L=Shanghai, S=Shanghai, C=CN

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:
00F1D32C1B972DF4D97FEF5EE83B90E5

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/4/2004 3:01:37 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
7.10

Entry address:
0x645C

Entry point:
E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E9, 7A, FF, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 10, A1, D0, B2, 00, 01, 85, C0, 74, 07, 3D, 40, BB, 00, 00, 75, 4D, 56, 8D, 45, F8, 50, FF, 15, 70, 11, 00, 01, 8B, 75, FC, 33, 75, F8, FF, 15, 6C, 11, 00, 01, 33, F0, FF, 15, 68, 11, 00, 01, 33, F0, FF, 15, 64, 11, 00, 01, 33, F0, 8D, 45, F0, 50, FF, 15, 60, 11, 00, 01, 8B, 45, F4, 33, 45, F0, 33, C6, 25, FF, FF, 00, 00, 5E, 75, 05, B8, 40, BB, 00, 00, A3, D0, B2, 00, 01, F7, D0, A3, CC, B2, 00, 01, C9, C3, CC, CC, CC...
 
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Entropy:
7.9931

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft CAB SFX

Code size:
38.5 KB (39,424 bytes)

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