cutepdf-writer.exe.111774.gzquar

Setup process

POPELER SYSTEM, S.L.

The setup program uses the Firseria/Solimba AppInstaller (DownloadMR) which is a monetization download manager that bundles additional adware offers, typically by wrapping legitimate applications. The file cutepdf-writer.exe.111774.gzquar, “Downloader Process” by POPELER SYSTEM, S.L 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 Solimba DownloadMR installer. It uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Downloader corp  (signed by POPELER SYSTEM, S.L.)

Product:
Setup process

Description:
Downloader Process

Version:
3.1.13.29

MD5:
bbda0536d3ea6a45ff6115d22efec83a

SHA-1:
e13b607a710f76d9336ca08ec00d173e9842f2ba

SHA-256:
8001713ba359c5c0d2eb4151eef089c0aaf2f59b04420808778e26b803a7557d

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

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:
10/21/2021 6:30:56 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.8.18

File size:
411.8 KB (421,696 bytes)

Product version:
3.1.19

Copyright:
Setup Downloader © 2014

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\cutepdf-writer.exe.111774.gzquar

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
8/28/2013 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/29/2014 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="POPELER SYSTEM, S.L.", OU=IT, O="POPELER SYSTEM, S.L.", L=Badalona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

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

Serial number:
58806C1A153885D4BFE2E3370340491F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/10/2014 12:02:25 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x840A4

Entry point:
60, E8, 00, 00, 00, 00, 58, 05, 5A, 0B, 00, 00, 8B, 30, 03, F0, 2B, C0, 8B, FE, 66, AD, C1, E0, 0C, 8B, C8, 50, AD, 2B, C8, 03, F1, 8B, C8, 57, 51, 49, 8A, 44, 39, 06, 88, 04, 31, 75, F6, 2B, C0, AC, 8B, C8, 80, E1, F0, 24, 0F, C1, E1, 0C, 8A, E8, AC, 0B, C8, 51, 02, CD, BD, 00, FD, FF, FF, D3, E5, 59, 58, 8B, DC, 8D, A4, 6C, 90, F1, FF, FF, 51, 2B, C9, 51, 51, 8B, CC, 51, 66, 8B, 17, C1, E2, 0C, 52, 57, 83, C1, 04, 51, 50, 83, C1, 04, 56, 51, E8, 5E, 00, 00, 00, 8B, E3, 5E, 5A, 2B, C0, 89, 04, 32, B4, 10...
 
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Packer / compiler:
ASPack v1.08.04

Code size:
121 KB (123,904 bytes)

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