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Generic Downloader.x!33DA228E​6079

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware Generic Downloader.x!33DA228E6079

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Threat Detail

  • Malware Type: Trojan
  • Malware Sub-type: N/A
  • Protection Added: 2014-11-25

This is a Trojan detection. Unlike viruses, Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that they are beneficial or wanted. The most common installation methods involve system or security exploitation, and unsuspecting users manually executing unknown programs. Distribution channels include e-mail, malicious or hacked Web pages, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), peer-to-peer networks, etc.


Minimum Engine

5600.1067

File Length

834488

Description Added

2014-11-25

Description Modified

2014-11-25

Malware Proliferation

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionGeneric Downloader.x
Length834488 bytes
MD533da228e6079991456ad421e1cc70c04
SHA179a2384f401c088c8217f4deea7ab0090d0d58c3


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
ahnlabPUP/Win32.DriverUpdate
aviraTR/Dldr.Agent.834448
KasperskyTrojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.hfba
Dr.WebProgram.Unwanted.133
F-ProtW32/A-8bca8db2!Eldorado
FortiNetW32/Agent.HFBA!tr.dldr
vba32Adware.FakeDriverUpdate.gen

Other brands and names may be claimed as the property of others.


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Attempts to send data or commands via HTTPLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric Downloader.x
McAfee SupportedGeneric Downloader.x



System Changes

Some path values have been replaced with environment variables as the exact location may vary with different configurations.
e.g.
%WINDIR% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista/7), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%PROGRAMFILES% = \Program Files


The following files were analyzed:

33da228e6079991456ad421e1cc70c04.bin

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\swuB3.tmp.msi
  • %TEMP%\swuB3.tmp

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SLIMWARE UTILITIES INC\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SLIMWARE UTILITIES INC\DRIVERUPDATE\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SLIMWARE UTILITIES INC\DRIVERUPDATE\REGISTRATION\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SLIMWARE UTILITIES INC\MACHINEID = [binary data]

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • hxxp://www.slimwareutilities.com/installer/*****
  • 54.230.69.***:80
  • 54.86.119.***:80

This symptoms of this detection are the files, registry, and network communication referenced in the characteristics section.

Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that the executable is something beneficial. Distribution channels include IRC, peer-to-peer networks, newsgroup postings, e-mail, etc.

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows:


1. Disable Windows System Restore. For instructions, please refer to: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/disabling-system-restore.aspx

2. Update your McAfee Anti-Virus product to the latest version (when possible), and ensure the latest DAT and Engine and any applicable EXTRA.DATs are installed.

3. Run a full system scan. (On-Demand Scan)

4. Reboot, as soon as it is convenient, to ensure all malicious components are removed.