vlc-media-player-2-1-3.exe

OCSClient

CHIP Digital GmbH

The application vlc-media-player-2-1-3.exe by CHIP Digital GmbH 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 Covus 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:
CHIP Digital GmbH  (signed and verified)

Product:
OCSClient

Version:
1.00

MD5:
56739207afd9a39f24c692566245496a

SHA-1:
24314cc2a92e86e24555971c6c89bbf2724cd302

SHA-256:
e27f6d8b0a3d265b22a152a558990f2c3f28249f15f4500cd34a0984ecafcf79

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
7/19/2024 5:26:57 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ChipDigital.Bundler (M)
17.3.12.1

File size:
600.4 KB (614,792 bytes)

Product version:
1.00

Original file name:
ocsclient.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Covus

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\vlc-media-player-2-1-3.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
1/8/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
1/9/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=CHIP Digital GmbH, O=CHIP Digital GmbH, STREET=St.-Martin-Str. 66, L=Munich, S=Bavaria, PostalCode=81541, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00F0BAAB0E388698D0A2DD8D584AF69876

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/27/2013 1:28:37 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, EF, 4E, 90, D9, AA, 0A, CD, 43, 91, 50, 46, 79, E4, 37, D4, 82, 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, 23, 5A, 55, 3A, 3C, E0, 07, 47, B3, 35, 82, 3C, 05, 78, AE, A7, 47, FF, BF, 0B, 62, DE, 67, 44, A8, 40, C9, 76, C0, F9, 23, 95, 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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