icreinstall_quake_2.exe

Generic

Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o.

The installer utilizes InstallCore which may bundle about 3-4 offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application icreinstall_quake_2.exe, “Generic Setup ” by Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o 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 installCore installer. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. While running, it connects to the Internet address os.solvefile.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Web Application   (signed by Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o.)

Product:
Generic

Description:
Generic Setup

Version:
1.3.1.3

MD5:
a7b9ea53b400e9b65385d45271ac9164

SHA-1:
104cbc7fbd0ae9bf5f542d871a0c7eb2df4e4189

SHA-256:
0d9681bf156e1fdfeaaa486a649383dd345ef2ff49475542965379692219968f

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Utilizes the InstallCore download manager that may bundle various adware-type offers.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
9/30/2020 6:52:04 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.3.14.3

File size:
976.1 KB (999,568 bytes)

Product version:
3.6

Copyright:
Installer Application Generic

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\icreinstall_quake_2.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
4/20/2015 12:59:59 PM

Valid to:
4/20/2016 12:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o., O=Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o., L=Warszawa, C=PL

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

Serial number:
112151DDE48EC6A26B13DEF8872209F8E2FF

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to os.solvefile.com  (207.189.109.121:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cdnus.solvefile.com  (207.189.109.121:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cdneu.webfilescdn.com  (65.254.40.36:80)

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