updater.exe

Deals Avenue

Part of the Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application updater.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.
Publisher:
Deals Avenue  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.5659.21332

MD5:
2ed10b7268d855fde8834f980d6f75c5

SHA-1:
c212d3c6d7106ec7cde15188b5cbb63e6fb366cf

SHA-256:
d78194565ffee97eab21c7303673f99e17389300c840c9051224d314641858e1

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 10:49:11 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.2.12.6

File size:
555.8 KB (569,104 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5659.21332

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\common files\580f482b-5e3e-424f-acb1-e70324fc9eea\updater.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/24/2015 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/24/2016 7:59:59 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:
6/30/2015 2:51:13 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x25307

Entry point:
E8, D9, D8, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 83, 3C, F5, 20, 25, 48, 00, 00, 75, 13, 56, E8, 71, 00, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 11, E8, 03, 49, 00, 00, 59, FF, 34, F5, 20, 25, 48, 00, FF, 15, 48, 51, 45, 00, 5E, 5D, C3, 56, 57, BE, 20, 25, 48, 00, 8B, FE, 53, 8B, 1F, 85, DB, 74, 17, 83, 7F, 04, 01, 74, 11, 53, FF, 15, 80, 51, 45, 00, 53, E8, 05, A0, FF, FF, 83, 27, 00, 59, 83, C7, 08, 81, FF, 40, 26, 48, 00, 7C, D8, 5B, 83, 3E, 00, 74, 0E, 83, 7E, 04, 01, 75, 08, FF, 36, FF, 15...
 
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Entropy:
6.4897

Code size:
335 KB (343,040 bytes)

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