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The company also issued a security update for its QuickTime multimedia player software, patching eight vulnerabilities; According the Apple warning, all could be used to execute arbitrary code, a scenario most researchers equate with a critical threat.
More than a month ago, Apple warned Microsoft Corp.'s Vista users to stay away from iTunes — the software for buying music tracks and loading tunes onto iPods — until further notice."
The flaw involves Windows' system for managing user security levels, User Account Control (UAC), which was introduced with Vista. UAC is designed to limit the damage that can be caused by mass attacks such as worms by giving standard users limited privileges, a practice common with other operating systems."
1) Drop DRM on iTunes for independent artists.
2) Drop DRM on iTunes for Disney movies and video.
3) Take a public stand against DRM and legislation mandating DRM by funding a campaign to repeal the Digital Millenium Copyright Act's (DMCA) prohibitions."