mathtype.exe

The Setup Process

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 mathtype.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:
Setup Process  (signed by Firseria)

Product:
The Setup Process

Description:
Setup Process

Version:
3.1.13.20

MD5:
704a31c6f3c916962f90ea0c70f41d7d

SHA-1:
adf636169db1bad6fbc6f9fdbfafbcce9f9cc284

SHA-256:
9a44b6e5aaabdc21ab4d4d21baba4a1d1c8cef9e5736a131309bbdc794c4e2fb

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware 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:
10/25/2021 1:55:09 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.16.10

File size:
406.3 KB (416,032 bytes)

Product version:
3.1.19

Copyright:
Copyright©2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
11/11/2013 10:34:44 AM

Valid to:
11/12/2014 10:34:44 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:
7/3/2014 11:02:10 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x830A4

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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Entropy:
7.9815

Packer / compiler:
ASPack v1.08.04

Code size:
121 KB (123,904 bytes)

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