openoffice - chip-installer.exe

CHIP Digital GmbH

The application openoffice - chip-installer.exe, “CHIP Secured Installer” by CHIP Digital GmbH has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 Covus installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as the free Apache OpenOffice but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
CHIP Digital GmbH  (signed and verified)

Description:
CHIP Secured Installer

Version:
1.0.7.2

MD5:
d0126c011ad9e9de54dad42f29ab1eb4

SHA-1:
3cf765a713d13a48f2e8dc19549627b6f6220725

SHA-256:
aba25b50082c783656b8dbf1f85f19cf5119413198c2473152f2913188feaa9d

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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 12:30:52 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ChipDigital.Bundler (M)
17.3.16.11

File size:
1.1 MB (1,203,488 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.7.2

Copyright:
Copyright © 2015 Chip Digital GmbH

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Covus

Language:
German (Germany)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\openoffice - chip-installer.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
1/7/2015 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/24/2016 1:00:00 PM

Subject:
CN=CHIP Digital GmbH, O=CHIP Digital GmbH, L=München, S=Bavaria, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
01A0C3E3BC069F71B464AAD34063E209

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/11/2015 4:35:48 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x1A6890

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 30, 55, 00, 8D, BE, 00, E0, EA, FF, 57, EB, 0B, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89, C5, EB, 0B, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B...
 
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Packer / compiler:
UPX v0.89.6 - v1.02 / v1.05 -v1.24

Code size:
336 KB (344,064 bytes)

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