mediaplayer.exe

Safe Stub

SecureInstall, LLC

This is the InstallX/InstallIQ download manager and installer that will bundle offers during setup for additional PUPs and other unwanted software. The application mediaplayer.exe, “Safe Installer Stub” by SecureInstall 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 InstallIQ Installation Manager installer.
Publisher:
SafeInstall, LLC  (signed by SecureInstall, LLC)

Product:
Safe Stub

Description:
Safe Installer Stub

Version:
1.0.5.0

MD5:
7cf7f868b25cb498a04b6261c951eab1

SHA-1:
7b3a03c46f1fbf1656990c9cff43eb9fd1d4a7f0

SHA-256:
870bf0cb8fd80b9e4c680565b31db4132d72610809951d2a7a48425276883c15

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

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:
1/23/2020 4:46:33 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallX (M)
17.3.10.17

File size:
926.8 KB (949,088 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5.0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2014

Original file name:
safestub.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallIQ Installation Manager

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/19/2013 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/24/2014 3:00:00 PM

Subject:
CN="SecureInstall, LLC", O="SecureInstall, LLC", L=Sartell, S=Minnesota, C=US

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
073E5B30FA98352DDA4DA1FD7215A72F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/4/2014 5:25:57 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x18B6D

Entry point:
E8, 91, 99, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 60, 16, 4C, 00, E8, FD, 62, 00, 00, E8, 5E, 9B, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 24, 99, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, 43, 80, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Entropy:
6.7803

Code size:
632.5 KB (647,680 bytes)

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