Backdoor.Win32.PcClient_b4b8d12844

by malwarelabrobot on November 5th, 2013 in Malware Descriptions.

Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT (VIPRE), Trojan-Dropper.MSIL!IK (Emsisoft), Backdoor.Win32.PcClient.FD, mzpefinder_pcap_file.YR (Lavasoft MAS)
Behaviour: Trojan-Dropper, Trojan, Backdoor


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: b4b8d128441e9a69f79fb89c9fe16273
SHA1: 1c140890558915feb9d883222edcf75df04a00dc
SHA256: dbeebd345cd5ea549b986f61fe2d1bc1fd7179fb45a4c166f2f2f14a41c45515
SSDeep: 6144:ncohSeYZ0vUEIkqw1Kv2ffjevHYZNGC2F8NXC796TB9vj48mylOpqPSGl8BD1:ncohDvUmqw1o23jevHYXAeVQkTrvj4 g
Size: 348160 bytes
File type: EXE
Platform: WIN32
Entropy: Packed
PEID: MicrosoftVisualC, NETexecutable, UPolyXv05_v6
Company: WinterSoft
Created at: 2013-11-03 12:37:38


Summary:

Backdoor. Malware that enables a remote control of victim's machine.

Payload

No specific payload has been found.

Process activity

The Backdoor creates the following process(es):

Application DataxxvJBgicUB.exe:1180
%original file name%.exe:1808
tmp1.tmp.exe:1548
netsh.exe:1612

The Backdoor injects its code into the following process(es):

rundll32.exe:1312
chrom.exe:216

File activity

The process Application DataxxvJBgicUB.exe:1180 makes changes in the file system.
The Backdoor creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\tmp2.tmp.jpg (13702 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\tmp1.tmp.exe (3172 bytes)

The process %original file name%.exe:1808 makes changes in the file system.
The Backdoor creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Application DataJyszpXsGVH..jpg (140 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Application DataxxvJBgicUB.exe (179 bytes)

The process tmp1.tmp.exe:1548 makes changes in the file system.
The Backdoor creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\chrom.exe (29 bytes)

The process chrom.exe:216 makes changes in the file system.
The Backdoor creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\03cfa1487a94d2b11760b77d3e3b04b3.exe (29 bytes)

Registry activity

The process Application DataxxvJBgicUB.exe:1180 makes changes in the system registry.
The Backdoor creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "18 46 A3 47 38 F1 EF A9 EC 8F 32 B2 1C 69 DC F7"

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

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

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

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

[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\ShellNoRoam\MUICache\%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp]
"tmp1.tmp.exe" = "tmp1.tmp"

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

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

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

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

"Personal" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\My Documents"

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

"IntranetName" = "1"

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

"ProxyBypass" = "1"

The process rundll32.exe:1312 makes changes in the system registry.
The Backdoor creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "3C FD 05 8C F1 14 85 9B B7 73 40 29 36 AC 3D 0D"

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

[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 %original file name%.exe:1808 makes changes in the system registry.
The Backdoor creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "C4 E7 C5 71 55 B6 1C 4B 92 E7 75 2C 0C A5 25 91"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache\%System%]
"shimgvw.dll" = "Windows Picture and Fax Viewer"

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

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache\%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings]
"Application DataxxvJBgicUB.exe" = ""

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

"IntranetName" = "1"

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

"ProxyBypass" = "1"

The process tmp1.tmp.exe:1548 makes changes in the system registry.
The Backdoor creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "B7 5D DF F5 15 2A 53 41 64 27 67 2F 2C 17 F9 F4"

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

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

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

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

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache\C:\DOCUME~1\"%CurrentUserName%"\LOCALS~1\Temp]
"chrom.exe" = "chrom"

[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\Shell Folders]
"AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data"

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

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

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

"Personal" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\My Documents"

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

"IntranetName" = "1"

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

"ProxyBypass" = "1"

The process netsh.exe:1612 makes changes in the system registry.
The Backdoor creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "5f31090b-d990-4e91-b16d-46121d0255aa"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "8aefce96-4618-42ff-a057-3536aa78233e"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"MaxFileSize" = "1048576"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"ConsoleTracingMask" = "4294901760"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh\Napmontr]
"BitNames" = " NAP_TRACE_BASE NAP_TRACE_NETSH"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"EnableFileTracing" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh\Napmontr]
"Guid" = "710adbf0-ce88-40b4-a50d-231ada6593f0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "b0278a28-76f1-4e15-b1df-14b209a12613"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "5f31090b-d990-4e91-b16d-46121d0255aa"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"EnableConsoleTracing" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "B9 CE DD 8A 51 22 3E F9 31 1F AB 52 B4 A8 F3 31"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"FileDirectory" = "%windir%\tracing"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"FileTracingMask" = "4294901760"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

Adds a rule to the firewall Windows which allows any network activity:

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp]
"chrom.exe" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\chrom.exe:*:Enabled:chrom.exe"

The process chrom.exe:216 makes changes in the system registry.
The Backdoor creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "7B 2E CE 5B E3 F3 1F 41 10 5F 17 C6 98 67 9C 9F"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Startup" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup"

"AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data"

"Cache" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files"

[HKCU\Environment]
"SEE_MASK_NOZONECHECKS" = "1"

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

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"03cfa1487a94d2b11760b77d3e3b04b3" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\chrom.exe .."

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"03cfa1487a94d2b11760b77d3e3b04b3" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\chrom.exe .."

Network activity (URLs)

URL IP
hxxp://zupimages.net/up/3/1092463276.jpg 88.191.184.59
hellgenero.sytes.net 41.230.246.240


HOSTS file anomalies

No changes have been detected.

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):

    Application DataxxvJBgicUB.exe:1180
    %original file name%.exe:1808
    tmp1.tmp.exe:1548
    netsh.exe:1612

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

    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\tmp2.tmp.jpg (13702 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\tmp1.tmp.exe (3172 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Application DataJyszpXsGVH..jpg (140 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Application DataxxvJBgicUB.exe (179 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\chrom.exe (29 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\03cfa1487a94d2b11760b77d3e3b04b3.exe (29 bytes)

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

    [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
    "03cfa1487a94d2b11760b77d3e3b04b3" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\chrom.exe .."

    [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
    "03cfa1487a94d2b11760b77d3e3b04b3" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\chrom.exe .."

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

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