General Info

File name

safeupdate.exe

Full analysis
https://app.any.run/tasks/f0a8341f-888e-499d-be0b-cf0aa7d28f35
Verdict
Malicious activity
Analysis date
6/17/2019, 03:51:24
OS:
Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 (build: 7601, 32 bit)
Tags:

trojan

rat

gh0st

pcrat

Indicators:

MIME:
application/x-dosexec
File info:
PE32 executable (GUI) Intel 80386, for MS Windows
MD5

1ed39135090117418ba65a08bea82136

SHA1

37615cd4aac3d9b4d54769a1bab178f7a3d1177c

SHA256

666593ec415ca7812a2abc2a9ce72a8c64061d78de266023ebcc8fa13e9f9c85

SSDEEP

6144:8VXUqbWTBpv2NLHNEHecve93k/jSaipxv1Cs2NWtvF8c:EvbWTXv2ae7JgEdCs28/8

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Software environment set and analysis options

Launch configuration

Task duration
60 seconds
Additional time used
none
Fakenet option
off
Heavy Evaision option
off
MITM proxy
off
Route via Tor
off
Network geolocation
off
Privacy
Public submission
Autoconfirmation of UAC
on

Software preset

  • Internet Explorer 8.0.7601.17514
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI (15.023.20070)
  • Adobe Flash Player 26 ActiveX (26.0.0.131)
  • Adobe Flash Player 26 NPAPI (26.0.0.131)
  • Adobe Flash Player 26 PPAPI (26.0.0.131)
  • Adobe Refresh Manager (1.8.0)
  • CCleaner (5.35)
  • FileZilla Client 3.36.0 (3.36.0)
  • Google Chrome (73.0.3683.75)
  • Google Update Helper (1.3.33.23)
  • Java 8 Update 92 (8.0.920.14)
  • Java Auto Updater (2.8.92.14)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 (4.6.01055)
  • Microsoft Office Access MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Access Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Excel MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office OneNote MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Outlook MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Proof (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Proof (French) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Proof (Spanish) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Proofing (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Publisher MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Shared MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Shared Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Single Image 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Word MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.6161 (9.0.30729.6161)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable - 10.0.40219 (10.0.40219)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) - 12.0.30501 (12.0.30501.0)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 x86 Additional Runtime - 12.0.21005 (12.0.21005)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 x86 Minimum Runtime - 12.0.21005 (12.0.21005)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable (x86) - 14.15.26706 (14.15.26706.0)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 x86 Additional Runtime - 14.15.26706 (14.15.26706)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 x86 Minimum Runtime - 14.15.26706 (14.15.26706)
  • Mozilla Firefox 65.0.2 (x86 en-US) (65.0.2)
  • Notepad++ (32-bit x86) (7.5.1)
  • Opera 12.15 (12.15.1748)
  • Skype version 8.29 (8.29)
  • VLC media player (2.2.6)
  • WinRAR 5.60 (32-bit) (5.60.0)

Hotfixes

  • Client LanguagePack Package
  • Client Refresh LanguagePack Package
  • CodecPack Basic Package
  • Foundation Package
  • IE Troubleshooters Package
  • InternetExplorer Optional Package
  • KB2534111
  • KB2999226
  • KB976902
  • LocalPack AU Package
  • LocalPack CA Package
  • LocalPack GB Package
  • LocalPack US Package
  • LocalPack ZA Package
  • ProfessionalEdition
  • UltimateEdition

Behavior activities

MALICIOUS SUSPICIOUS INFO
GH0ST was detected
  • safeupdate.exe (PID: 2296)
Changes the autorun value in the registry
  • safeupdate.exe (PID: 2296)
Connects to CnC server
  • safeupdate.exe (PID: 2296)
Executable content was dropped or overwritten
  • safeupdate.exe (PID: 2296)

No info indicators.

Find more information about signature artifacts and mapping to MITRE ATT&CK™ MATRIX at the full report

Static information

TRiD
.exe
|   Win32 Executable MS Visual C++ (generic) (35.8%)
.exe
|   Win64 Executable (generic) (31.7%)
.scr
|   Windows screen saver (15%)
.dll
|   Win32 Dynamic Link Library (generic) (7.5%)
.exe
|   Win32 Executable (generic) (5.1%)
EXIF
EXE
MachineType:
Intel 386 or later, and compatibles
TimeStamp:
2019:06:11 06:59:15+02:00
PEType:
PE32
LinkerVersion:
6
CodeSize:
102400
InitializedDataSize:
397312
UninitializedDataSize:
null
EntryPoint:
0x90c5
OSVersion:
4
ImageVersion:
null
SubsystemVersion:
4
Subsystem:
Windows GUI
Summary
Architecture:
IMAGE_FILE_MACHINE_I386
Subsystem:
IMAGE_SUBSYSTEM_WINDOWS_GUI
Compilation Date:
11-Jun-2019 04:59:15
Detected languages
English - United States
DOS Header
Magic number:
MZ
Bytes on last page of file:
0x0090
Pages in file:
0x0003
Relocations:
0x0000
Size of header:
0x0004
Min extra paragraphs:
0x0000
Max extra paragraphs:
0xFFFF
Initial SS value:
0x0000
Initial SP value:
0x00B8
Checksum:
0x0000
Initial IP value:
0x0000
Initial CS value:
0x0000
Overlay number:
0x0000
OEM identifier:
0x0000
OEM information:
0x0000
Address of NE header:
0x000000F0
PE Headers
Signature:
PE
Machine:
IMAGE_FILE_MACHINE_I386
Number of sections:
4
Time date stamp:
11-Jun-2019 04:59:15
Pointer to Symbol Table:
0x00000000
Number of symbols:
0
Size of Optional Header:
0x00E0
Characteristics
IMAGE_FILE_32BIT_MACHINE
IMAGE_FILE_EXECUTABLE_IMAGE
IMAGE_FILE_LINE_NUMS_STRIPPED
IMAGE_FILE_LOCAL_SYMS_STRIPPED
IMAGE_FILE_RELOCS_STRIPPED
Sections
Name Virtual Address Virtual Size Raw Size Charateristics Entropy
.text 0x00001000 0x000182A2 0x00019000 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_CODE,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_EXECUTE,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ 6.52112
.rdata 0x0001A000 0x00009308 0x0000A000 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_INITIALIZED_DATA,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ 5.55463
.data 0x00024000 0x00052140 0x0004F000 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_INITIALIZED_DATA,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_WRITE 5.47377
.rsrc 0x00077000 0x00003348 0x00004000 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_INITIALIZED_DATA,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ 3.28018
Resources
1

2

9

100

128

3585

3603

3604

3605

3606

3697

3825

3826

3841

3842

3843

3857

3858

3859

3865

3866

3867

3868

3869

26567

30721

30977

30994

30995

30996

Imports
    KERNEL32.dll

    USER32.dll

    GDI32.dll

    WINSPOOL.DRV

    ADVAPI32.dll

    SHELL32.dll

    COMCTL32.dll

Exports

    No exports.

Screenshots

Processes

Total processes
35
Monitored processes
2
Malicious processes
1
Suspicious processes
0

Behavior graph

+
start safeupdate.exe no specs #GH0ST safeupdate.exe
Specs description
Program did not start
Integrity level elevation
Task сontains an error or was rebooted
Process has crashed
Task contains several apps running
Executable file was dropped
Debug information is available
Process was injected
Network attacks were detected
Application downloaded the executable file
Actions similar to stealing personal data
Behavior similar to exploiting the vulnerability
Inspected object has sucpicious PE structure
File is detected by antivirus software
CPU overrun
RAM overrun
Process starts the services
Process was added to the startup
Behavior similar to spam
Low-level access to the HDD
Probably Tor was used
System was rebooted
Connects to the network
Known threat

Process information

Click at the process to see the details.

PID
3168
CMD
"C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\safeupdate.exe"
Path
C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\safeupdate.exe
Indicators
No indicators
Parent process
––
User
admin
Integrity Level
MEDIUM
Exit code
3221226540
Version:
Company
Description
Version
Modules
Image
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\safeupdate.exe
c:\systemroot\system32\ntdll.dll

PID
2296
CMD
"C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\safeupdate.exe"
Path
C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\safeupdate.exe
Indicators
Parent process
––
User
admin
Integrity Level
HIGH
Version:
Company
Description
Version
Modules
Image
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\safeupdate.exe
c:\systemroot\system32\ntdll.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernelbase.dll
c:\windows\system32\gdi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\lpk.dll
c:\windows\system32\user32.dll
c:\windows\system32\usp10.dll
c:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
c:\windows\system32\advapi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\winspool.drv
c:\windows\system32\sechost.dll
c:\windows\system32\rpcrt4.dll
c:\windows\system32\shell32.dll
c:\windows\system32\shlwapi.dll
c:\windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_5.82.7601.17514_none_ec83dffa859149af\comctl32.dll
c:\windows\system32\apphelp.dll
c:\windows\apppatch\acgenral.dll
c:\windows\system32\sspicli.dll
c:\windows\system32\uxtheme.dll
c:\windows\system32\winmm.dll
c:\windows\system32\samcli.dll
c:\windows\system32\ole32.dll
c:\windows\system32\oleaut32.dll
c:\windows\system32\msacm32.dll
c:\windows\system32\version.dll
c:\windows\system32\sfc.dll
c:\windows\system32\sfc_os.dll
c:\windows\system32\userenv.dll
c:\windows\system32\profapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\dwmapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\setupapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\cfgmgr32.dll
c:\windows\system32\devobj.dll
c:\windows\system32\urlmon.dll
c:\windows\system32\iertutil.dll
c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
c:\windows\system32\crypt32.dll
c:\windows\system32\msasn1.dll
c:\windows\system32\mpr.dll
c:\windows\system32\imm32.dll
c:\windows\system32\msctf.dll
c:\windows\system32\ws2_32.dll
c:\windows\system32\nsi.dll
c:\windows\system32\msvcp60.dll
c:\windows\system32\wtsapi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\netapi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\netutils.dll
c:\windows\system32\srvcli.dll
c:\windows\system32\wkscli.dll
c:\windows\system32\psapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\mswsock.dll
c:\windows\system32\wshtcpip.dll
c:\windows\system32\nlaapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\napinsp.dll
c:\windows\system32\pnrpnsp.dll
c:\windows\system32\dnsapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\winrnr.dll
c:\windows\system32\fwpuclnt.dll
c:\windows\system32\rasadhlp.dll
c:\windows\system32\cryptbase.dll
c:\windows\system32\clbcatq.dll
c:\windows\system32\devenum.dll
c:\windows\system32\ntmarta.dll
c:\windows\system32\wldap32.dll
c:\windows\system32\wintrust.dll
c:\windows\system32\msdmo.dll
c:\windows\system32\avicap32.dll
c:\windows\system32\msvfw32.dll

Registry activity

Total events
9
Read events
6
Write events
3
Delete events
0

Modification events

PID
Process
Operation
Key
Name
Value
2296
safeupdate.exe
write
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager
PendingFileRenameOperations
\??\C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\ee4383c9.tmp
2296
safeupdate.exe
write
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Nmbbre hjveaika
C:\Users\admin\AppData\Roaming\scvost.bat

Files activity

Executable files
1
Suspicious files
0
Text files
0
Unknown types
0

Dropped files

PID
Process
Filename
Type
2296
safeupdate.exe
C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\ee4383c9.tmp
executable
MD5: 1ed39135090117418ba65a08bea82136
SHA256: 666593ec415ca7812a2abc2a9ce72a8c64061d78de266023ebcc8fa13e9f9c85

Find more information of the staic content and download it at the full report

Network activity

HTTP(S) requests
0
TCP/UDP connections
1
DNS requests
0
Threats
8

HTTP requests

No HTTP requests.

Connections

PID Process IP ASN CN Reputation
2296 safeupdate.exe 39.100.102.81:8080 Hangzhou Alibaba Advertising Co.,Ltd. CN malicious

DNS requests

No DNS requests.

Threats

PID Process Class Message
2296 safeupdate.exe A Network Trojan was detected ET TROJAN Backdoor family PCRat/Gh0st CnC traffic (OUTBOUND) 10
2296 safeupdate.exe A Network Trojan was detected MALWARE [PTsecurity] Backdoor family PCRat/Gh0st CnC Response
2296 safeupdate.exe A Network Trojan was detected MALWARE [PTsecurity] Backdoor family PCRat/Gh0st CnC traffic
2296 safeupdate.exe A Network Trojan was detected MALWARE [PTsecurity] Backdoor family PCRat/Gh0st CnC Response
2296 safeupdate.exe A Network Trojan was detected MALWARE [PTsecurity] Backdoor family PCRat/Gh0st CnC traffic
2296 safeupdate.exe A Network Trojan was detected ET TROJAN Backdoor family PCRat/Gh0st CnC traffic (OUTBOUND) 10

2 ETPRO signatures available at the full report

Debug output strings

No debug info.