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:
2.0.5658.10518

MD5:
f5ba430680143f9226b067845af89162

SHA-1:
ddb9d346ddc41f79e4655413662d761f670218e4

SHA-256:
07cf6f25afb21e9fee0cd49098568923ff71f1cd1abcc3ab187eead7cbf71e5a

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 7:28:19 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.3.15.2

File size:
305.6 KB (312,976 bytes)

Product version:
2015.06.29

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 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/24/2016 6:59:59 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 6:58:31 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:
2.0.5658.10518

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


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