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:
2.0.5637.37253

MD5:
382373898ea51ec768e50a04cb12bde9

SHA-1:
eab4c8b93ef05d56e2ac946e570db0f198830f94

SHA-256:
6afb9d3f5b704efd35f2251b82619336e6c2d2b4f73efaf3aac6616e2d47e6cb

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 5:49:10 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.2.13.23

File size:
305.5 KB (312,784 bytes)

Product version:
2015.06.08

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:
3/25/2015 10:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/25/2016 9:59:59 AM

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:
6/5/2014 9:58:31 AM

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:
7.9382

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:
2.0.5637.37253

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


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