ubisoft-game-launcher.exe

Homerono

UpdateStar GmbH

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application ubisoft-game-launcher.exe, “Homerono Setup ” by UpdateStar 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 installCore installer.
Publisher:
UpdateStar GmbH  (signed and verified)

Product:
Homerono

Description:
Homerono Setup

Version:
3.0.4.4

MD5:
0c2a9aedfe7d87028fba0b793bcd2f2f

SHA-1:
d84ae3c8a8036b0cf2f57d0e57b5c423d55b0148

SHA-256:
796e49aa57eeefdc218bcff75ecdeabef45aaafd05dced9d96ddc34c19ce9b1e

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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 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:
10/29/2020 10:34:14 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.3.16.0

File size:
1.3 MB (1,335,928 bytes)

Product version:
2.6

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\ubisoft-game-launcher.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/29/2016 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/30/2017 2:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=UpdateStar GmbH, OU=IT, O=UpdateStar GmbH, L=Berlin, S=Germany, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=thawte SHA256 Code Signing CA, O="thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
0B4FA804A949E9A222E54344536E47E3

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 1:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0xA5F8

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, CE, 8A, FF, FF, E8, D5, 9C, FF, FF, E8, 64, 9F, FF, FF, E8, 07, A0, FF, FF, E8, A6, BF, FF, FF, E8, 11, E9, FF, FF, E8, 78, EA, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, C9, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 92, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 26, F5, FF, FF, E8, 11, F1, FF, FF, 80, 3D, 34, B2, 40, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 23, F6, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, C4, 97, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, B6, C5, FF, FF, 8B, 55...
 
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Entropy:
7.9791

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
39.5 KB (40,448 bytes)

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