What is app_updater.exe?

app_updater.exe is part of Free Studio and developed by Digital Wave Ltd according to the app_updater.exe version information.

app_updater.exe's description is "Digital Wave Update Service"

app_updater.exe is digitally signed by Digital Wave Ltd.

app_updater.exe is usually located in the 'c:\program files (x86)\common files\dvdvideosoft\lib\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected app_updater.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on app_updater.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameFree Studio
Company nameDigital Wave Ltd
File descriptionDigital Wave Update Service
Internal nameapp_updater.exe
Original filenameapp_updater.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2006-2019 Digital Wave Ltd
Product version1,1,5,708
File version1,1,5,708

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameFree Studio
Company nameDigital Wave Ltd
File descriptionDigital Wave Update Service
Internal nameapp_updater.exe
Original filenameapp_updater.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2006-2019 Digital Wave ..
Product version1,1,5,708
File version1,1,5,708

Digital signatures [?]

app_updater.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameDigital Wave Ltd
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)
Certificate serial number018926da4da4f7728ab2c00d9327ab91

VirusTotal report

1 of the 64 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the app_updater.exe file. That's a 2% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
DrWeb Program.Freemake.254
1 of the 64 anti-virus programs detected the app_updater.exe file.

Sandbox Report

The following information was gathered by executing the file inside Cuckoo Sandbox.

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1565841184.2969,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "D:\\BuildAgent\\work\\repository\\builds\\pdb\\Release\\updater\\app_updater.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    }
]

Yara

The Yara rules did not detect anything in the file.

Network

{
    "tls": [],
    "udp": [
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "192.168.56.255",
            "offset": 662,
            "time": 6.2141318321228,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4434,
            "time": 6.1775808334351,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4762,
            "time": 4.1646208763123,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5090,
            "time": 6.189749956131,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5418,
            "time": 4.688668012619,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5746,
            "time": 3.0655999183655,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 6074,
            "time": 4.6994550228119,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 14756,
            "time": 4.2168090343475,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 18948,
            "time": 6.2769260406494,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "eff4c24c869db8233a8faf9fc8cd7ba9b71d408bdab519da2e8da6c63aa98e63",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "8dfab3883bdf4291135a3d1bc60ab9719dc756d09f7df5b1b213701cef0740ca",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandboxScreenshot from the sandbox

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD59f5cabf539364b1ec710c8f166e64738
SHA25696f6890897f63528ff842056f8b95dc53abd4d5a3e5f39f8884420f9cd65264c

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to app_updater.exe:

app_updater.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

app_updater.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Digital Wave Update Service has stopped working.

End Program - app_updater.exe. This program is not responding.

app_updater.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

app_updater.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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