vlc-2.0.7-win32.exe

OCSClient

ThinkLABs Ltd. & Co. KG

The application vlc-2.0.7-win32.exe by ThinkLABs & Co. KG has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 Chip Digital OCSClient installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as the VideoLAN VLC media player but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
www.download-sponsor.de  (signed by ThinkLABs Ltd. & Co. KG)

Product:
OCSClient

Version:
1.00

MD5:
65d853b3d78a98ed8ebc5f24751b35d7

SHA-1:
e7b436340d09233d5f0e1171854674d73a43c6c5

SHA-256:
c4c2b96db333a4e6ba5b343808fe4937c0e8d662aed94181d1a5f69a26c262fe

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file 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:
7/7/2020 9:46:32 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP (M)
17.3.10.15

File size:
602.8 KB (617,312 bytes)

Product version:
1.00

Copyright:
Copyright @ www.download-sponsor.de

Original file name:
ocsclient.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Chip Digital OCSClient

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\vlc-2.0.7-win32.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
11/19/2012 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/20/2013 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=ThinkLABs Ltd. & Co. KG, O=ThinkLABs Ltd. & Co. KG, L=Pfarrkirchen, S=Bayern, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
07887F9E890968F4282F5DDADFFE84E7

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/15/2013 1:44:32 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

Entry address:
0x1620

Entry point:
68, 08, F6, 40, 00, E8, EE, FF, FF, FF, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 30, 00, 00, 00, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 42, E4, 4B, CC, BF, 67, 0A, 46, 8A, BD, 48, E4, 28, FA, 99, E8, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 01, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 4F, 43, 53, 43, 6C, 69, 65, 6E, 74, 00, 6E, 64, 72, 65, 5C, 44, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, CC, 31, 00, 03, 0B, D8, 7C, 08, 29, 6B, 9C, 4C, A4, 77, 27, 6A, D8, C2, DC, 65, FA, 67, E7, B3, 0B, 88, 47, 46, AD, B8, 54, 4C, 52, 53, 22, 0E, 3A, 4F, AD, 33, 99, 66, CF, 11, B7, 0C, 00...
 
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual Basic v5.0

Code size:
96 KB (98,304 bytes)

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