uninstaller.exe

Deals Avenue

This is the installer/setup program for a Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application uninstaller.exe by Deals Avenue 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 NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. This is the uninstaller utility registered in the Windows Control Panel for the program Deals Avenue by Deals Avenue.
Publisher:
Deals Avenue  (signed and verified)

Version:
2.0.5643.10476

MD5:
43b595c4c6497e2fc79f8c20289e17a6

SHA-1:
26e27d9f679c6efba4d3da69cee60f7cf76ceef7

SHA-256:
c865dcd8999e609e7711dcaa439555c38b02f5e979c60eb23f740ab9c4ca3b76

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Belongs to the Sambreel/Yontoo progam that inserts various forms of advertising in the user's web browser, installed with minimal or no user consent.

Analysis date:
9/27/2020 6:46:34 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.2.23.13

File size:
305.5 KB (312,832 bytes)

Product version:
2015.06.14

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\deals avenue\uninstaller.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/24/2015 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/24/2016 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Deals Avenue, O=Deals Avenue, L=San Diego, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
648733A3F72E1C21B8C14F513D0F4F45

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/4/2014 4:58:31 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x31E4

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, E0, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 6C, 44, 00, E8, 1B, 25, 00, 00, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, C0, 6B, 44, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, DB, 73, 40, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, D0, 73, 40, 00, 68, C0, 2B, 44, 00, E8, 0D, 24, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, F0, 46, 00, 57, E8, FB, 23, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9383

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
22.5 KB (23,040 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
Deals Avenue

Display publisher:
Deals Avenue

Display version:
2.0.5643.10476

Uninstall string:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Deals Avenue\uninstaller.exe" /ut RM


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