Trojan.Win32.Alureon_00cc5e8b5f

by malwarelabrobot on August 24th, 2013 in Malware Descriptions.

HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic (Kaspersky), Trojan.Win32.FakeAV.IS (v) (VIPRE), Virus.Win32.Cryptor!IK (Emsisoft), Trojan.Win32.Alureon.FD, Trojan.Win32.Swrort.3.FD, BackdoorCycbot.YR (Lavasoft MAS)
Behaviour: Trojan, Backdoor, Virus, Fake-AV


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: 00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df
SHA1: 05a823132430dad16863bb4cc624d04d6e6756ad
SHA256: 93a465ad89bbee9a43a52e2962e7164b20721c280db8d1492f3dfbe71cce1fa0
SSDeep: 6144:w1lQFuqDtqObd9acR91QY7EgITgYEJvPUY:k Fuy4gdGY7EgmEJXUY
Size: 275456 bytes
File type: EXE
Platform: WIN32
Entropy: Packed
PEID: UPolyXv05_v6
Company: no certificate found
Created at: 2005-11-07 08:36:17


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):

1.tmp:1564
00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df.exe:1612
00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df.exe:1772
msiexec.exe:664

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

00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df.exe:1188

File activity

The process 00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df.exe:1188 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Program Files%\LP\8FB5\C29.exe (262338 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\507CF\F2C6.07C (3946 bytes)
%System%\config\software (897 bytes)
%System%\config\SOFTWARE.LOG (2467 bytes)
%Program Files%\LP\8FB5\1.tmp (12588 bytes)

Registry activity

The process 1.tmp:1564 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "9E FF 4A 87 FD EA E3 76 FA A1 DF 7B CC 97 86 8B"

[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\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"

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

[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]
"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\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"

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

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

[HKCU\Software\WinRAR]
"HWID" = "7B 46 34 39 32 45 31 39 32 2D 34 36 43 36 2D 34"

The process 00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df.exe:1612 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "94 3B 81 82 C8 0D A5 CB 91 CC 16 AA 8E B7 C9 D5"

The process 00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df.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"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Connections]
"SavedLegacySettings" = "3C 00 00 00 12 00 00 00 03 00 00 00 14 00 00 00"

[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"

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

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\0001\Software\Microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyEnable" = "1"

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

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyServer" = "http=127.0.0.1:54889"

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

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "A0 45 22 28 F9 60 D9 45 13 87 25 6E A1 A1 E8 59"

[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"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Connections]
"DefaultConnectionSettings" = "3C 00 00 00 03 00 00 00 03 00 00 00 14 00 00 00"

[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"

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\Run]
"C29.exe" = "%Program Files%\LP\8FB5\C29.exe"

Automatic startup of the following service is disabled:

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wscsvc]
"Start" = "3"

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]
"ProxyOverride"

The process 00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df.exe:1772 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "8E 47 89 8D 94 DC 02 DF AE 49 63 BE 84 33 7A B6"

The process msiexec.exe:664 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "7B A8 CB 97 FC E7 30 63 DF 0D 8A 73 57 74 A4 DF"

Network activity (URLs)

URL IP
hxxp://a26.d.akamai.net/msdownload/update/v3/static/trustedr/en/authrootseq.txt
hxxp://a26.d.akamai.net/msdownload/update/v3/static/trustedr/en/authrootstl.cab
hxxp://www.google.com/ 74.125.226.242
hxxp://www.google.ca/?gws_rd=cr 74.125.226.248
www.download.windowsupdate.com 207.86.215.161


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):

    1.tmp:1564
    00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df.exe:1612
    00cc5e8b5f6d21cbadb00d273f7981df.exe:1772

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

    %Program Files%\LP\8FB5\C29.exe (262338 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\507CF\F2C6.07C (3946 bytes)
    %System%\config\software (897 bytes)
    %System%\config\SOFTWARE.LOG (2467 bytes)
    %Program Files%\LP\8FB5\1.tmp (12588 bytes)

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

    [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
    "C29.exe" = "%Program Files%\LP\8FB5\C29.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.