Trojan.NSIS.StartPage_02804aeeb8

by malwarelabrobot on August 21st, 2013 in Malware Descriptions.

HEUR:Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Generic (Kaspersky), Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT (VIPRE), Trojan.NSIS.StartPage.FD, TrojanDropperVtimrun.YR (Lavasoft MAS)
Behaviour: Trojan-Dropper, Trojan-Downloader, Trojan


The description has been automatically generated by Lavasoft Malware Analysis System and it may contain incomplete or inaccurate information.

Summary
Technical Details
Removal Recommendations

MD5: 02804aeeb8302c75c0715b4687cba318
SHA1: b2f31465da25f2fcf9569f045b8d7acfa3ebdade
SHA256: e6b338cb6415b09bfbd55a8f06a9749fda5e27ac819f61ac22ba88d33cd0f1ac
SSDeep: 24576:BTsSPLMrC4SPhukNpnApNr7aa5H/sHwPnippgc7wIOQ:5kePE6qpduE/gwPk57pOQ
Size: 1152621 bytes
File type: EXE
Platform: WIN32
Entropy: Packed
PEID: UPolyXv05_v6
Company: no certificate found
Created at: 2004-08-04 09:01:37


Summary:

Trojan. A program that appears to do one thing but actually does another (a.k.a. Trojan Horse).

Payload

No specific payload has been found.

Process activity

The Trojan creates the following process(es):

PowerISO41.exe:240
Reader_sl.exe:1064
wuauclt.exe:344
keygen.exe:2024
keygen.exe:1764
keygen.exe:1188
02804aeeb8302c75c0715b4687cba318.exe:2004
jusched.exe:1056

File activity

The process PowerISO41.exe:240 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\nse2.tmp (1568 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\nso3.tmp\System.dll (9 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\nso3.tmp\options.ini (3 bytes)

The Trojan deletes the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\nsz1.tmp (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\nso3.tmp (0 bytes)

The process wuauclt.exe:344 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.chk (100 bytes)
%WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.log (3576 bytes)
%WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\DataStore.edb (100 bytes)

The Trojan deletes the following file(s):

%WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\tmp.edb (0 bytes)

The process keygen.exe:1764 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\88397.exe (268 bytes)

The process keygen.exe:1188 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\CH2B8HIN\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\S3CBMXYT\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\28559.exe (180 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\PUJN3MEE\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\6PU5C12B\desktop.ini (67 bytes)

The process 02804aeeb8302c75c0715b4687cba318.exe:2004 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\IXP000.TMP\keygen.exe (16 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\IXP000.TMP\PowerISO41.exe (18745 bytes)

The process jusched.exe:1056 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\jusched.log (347 bytes)

Registry activity

The process PowerISO41.exe:240 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "FF 82 0D B8 94 37 FD 4A 74 2C 4A 51 B9 0F FC 75"

The process Reader_sl.exe:1064 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd73-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd72-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{b98117e8-75ca-11e2-81b2-000c293708fb}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd75-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

The process keygen.exe:2024 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "A1 D1 F8 9D 06 76 A8 63 2E DB 35 35 A1 0C 72 21"

The process keygen.exe:1764 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths]
"Directory" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path4]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path4]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache4"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path2]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Cookies" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path2]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache2"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Common AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Cache" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files"

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\0001\Software\Microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyEnable" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path1]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Connections]
"SavedLegacySettings" = "3C 00 00 00 17 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "4B 3B FD 1A 15 7D A7 B1 36 D8 46 3D 66 73 B1 C0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path1]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path3]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"MigrateProxy" = "1"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"History" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path3]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache3"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths]
"Paths" = "4"

The Trojan modifies IE settings for security zones to map all local web-nodes with no dots which do not refer to any zone to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"UNCAsIntranet" = "1"

The Trojan modifies IE settings for security zones to map all web-nodes that bypassing proxy to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"ProxyBypass" = "1"

Proxy settings are disabled:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyEnable" = "0"

The Trojan modifies IE settings for security zones to map all urls to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"IntranetName" = "1"

The Trojan deletes the following value(s) in system registry:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"AutoConfigURL"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyServer"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyOverride"

The process keygen.exe:1188 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths]
"Directory" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path4]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path4]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache4"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path2]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Cookies" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path2]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache2"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Common AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Cache" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files"

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\0001\Software\Microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyEnable" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path1]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Connections]
"SavedLegacySettings" = "3C 00 00 00 16 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "D1 AA 09 C1 20 CD EA F6 F8 27 C3 2D EE 76 CB 8C"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path1]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path3]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"MigrateProxy" = "1"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"History" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path3]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache3"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths]
"Paths" = "4"

The Trojan modifies IE settings for security zones to map all local web-nodes with no dots which do not refer to any zone to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"UNCAsIntranet" = "1"

The Trojan modifies IE settings for security zones to map all web-nodes that bypassing proxy to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"ProxyBypass" = "1"

Proxy settings are disabled:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyEnable" = "0"

The Trojan modifies IE settings for security zones to map all urls to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"IntranetName" = "1"

The Trojan deletes the following value(s) in system registry:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"AutoConfigURL"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyServer"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyOverride"

The process 02804aeeb8302c75c0715b4687cba318.exe:2004 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "E7 80 CF FE B1 7B 0E FC 31 B4 42 CC FC E9 3E 2E"

To automatically run itself each time Windows is booted, the Trojan adds the following link to its file to the system registry autorun key:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]
"wextract_cleanup0" = "rundll32.exe %System%\advpack.dll,DelNodeRunDLL32 C:\DOCUME~1\"%CurrentUserName%"\LOCALS~1\Temp\IXP000.TMP\"

Network activity (URLs)

URL IP
hxxp://ppihelper.com/utor.php
hxxp://ppihelper.com/1.exe
www.ppihelper.com 198.57.165.70


Rootkit activity

No anomalies have been detected.

Propagation


Remove it with Ad-Aware

  1. Click (here) to download and install Ad-Aware Free Antivirus.
  2. Update the definition files.
  3. Run a full scan of your computer.


Manual removal*

  1. Terminate malicious process(es) (How to End a Process With the Task Manager):

    PowerISO41.exe:240
    wuauclt.exe:344
    keygen.exe:2024
    keygen.exe:1764
    keygen.exe:1188
    02804aeeb8302c75c0715b4687cba318.exe:2004

  2. Delete the original Trojan file.
  3. Delete or disinfect the following files created/modified by the Trojan:

    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\nse2.tmp (1568 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\nso3.tmp\System.dll (9 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\nso3.tmp\options.ini (3 bytes)
    %WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.chk (100 bytes)
    %WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.log (3576 bytes)
    %WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\DataStore.edb (100 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\88397.exe (268 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\CH2B8HIN\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\S3CBMXYT\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\28559.exe (180 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\PUJN3MEE\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\6PU5C12B\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\IXP000.TMP\keygen.exe (16 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\IXP000.TMP\PowerISO41.exe (18745 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\jusched.log (347 bytes)

  4. Delete the following value(s) in the autorun key (How to Work with System Registry):

    [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]
    "wextract_cleanup0" = "rundll32.exe %System%\advpack.dll,DelNodeRunDLL32 C:\DOCUME~1\"%CurrentUserName%"\LOCALS~1\Temp\IXP000.TMP\"

  5. Clean the Temporary Internet Files folder, which may contain infected files (How to clean Temporary Internet Files folder).

*Manual removal may cause unexpected system behaviour and should be performed at your own risk.