directx.exe

Firseria

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 application directx.exe by Firseria 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. The installer 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:
setupprocess   (signed by Firseria)

Description:
Setup Manager

Version:
3.0.30.6

MD5:
922f46757151c49f422802a93a76dff1

SHA-1:
77a240758295f0cf7bd4b7ff26f58f3f96dde1d6

SHA-256:
71244871320beb7cd9c4aa9bb0c1dcfda50d10599849f417bef15e0b78fbcda2

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:
10/25/2021 11:33:17 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.16.8

File size:
270.7 KB (277,224 bytes)

Product version:
3.0.30

Copyright:
Copyright©2014

Original file name:
installer

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\directx.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
11/11/2013 9:34:44 AM

Valid to:
11/12/2014 9:34:44 AM

Subject:
E=support@solimba.com, CN=Firseria, O=Firseria, L=Badalona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
112130C3B28D7C9C29B8B07321EF3F8A1462

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/10/2014 5:34:59 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x81117

Entry point:
60, E8, 00, 00, 00, 00, 58, 05, 9F, 02, 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, 8B, D6, 8B, CF, E8, 5C, 00, 00, 00, 5E, 5A, 2B, C0, 89, 04, 32, B4, 10, 2B, D0, 2B, C9, 3B, CA, 73, 26, 8B, D9, AC, 41, 24, FE, 3C, E8, 75, F2, 43, 83, C1, 04, AD, 0B, C0, 78, 06, 3B, C2, 73, E5, EB, 06, 03, C3, 78, DF, 03, C2, 2B, C3, 89, 46, FC, EB, D6, E8, 00, 00, 00, 00, 5F, 81, C7, 8C, FF, FF, FF, B0, E9, AA, B8, 9B...
 
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Entropy:
7.6542

Packer / compiler:
ASPack v1.08.04

Code size:
98.5 KB (100,864 bytes)

The file directx.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://www.download366.com/directx/download/.../837

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