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Detected As Malicious Program

Below some my analysis for Foobar2000.

Hybrid Analysis scan this as malicious program HERE

VirusTotal with 3/66 detection HERE

Is this FALSE POSITIVE, need clarification for file intergrity.

Website Link - https://www.foobar2000.org/
SHA-256 - 2fdd5465cf9afaed94a5d7dbdcb9252fb8cd1753b323283f6983ec75db20c250

 

Re: Detected As Malicious Program

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Very false positive. Virustotal has those few engines that mark absotely everything as malware. Including Windows binaries such as rundll32 and cmd.exe.

Hybrid analysis shows:
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Accesses potentially sensitive information from local browsers
foobar2000 can read proxy information from IE, that should be it.
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Contains ability to open the clipboard
Properties dialog allows filling tag data from clipboard
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Found a string that may be used as part of an injection method
No idea what they mean by this. Can't anything that runs be used as injection method?
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Modifies auto-execute functionality by setting/creating a value in the registry
Only thing written to registry is install location and file association info. No autorun stuff.
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Spawns a lot of processes
Installer calls the foobar binary a couple of times to write registry info. More times if it asks old instance to close.
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Writes data to a remote process
If they try to suggest non-local process it's simply untrue.
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Reads the active computer name
Not sure where this is used but wouldn't surprise me if they saw some ability in NSIS installer to do this.
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Marks file for deletion
Installer has to delete its temporary files. Also several features will delete temporary files when done.
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Opens the MountPointManager (often used to detect additional infection locations)
Reading drive letters is pretty much needed if one allows selecting which drives to add to media library.

 
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