Yep, its a real issue.
The question is, when is Samsung going to roll out an update for this?
I tried the workarounds as suggested from reading most of the articles on this by the following method below:
Settings > Apps > Messages > Permissions > and uncheck access to Storage and Camera
However, the workaround above does not work as I tried to open the Samsung Messages app and it would not open properly unless those permissions are allowed again.
Our official statement on this:
"Samsung has reviewed this matter thoroughly these past few days; however, there were no hardware or software issues found to be relevant to this particular case. While there have been no known similar customer reports globally, we will continue to investigate this issue further. We encourage any UK and Ireland customers who may have questions or concerns to contact their local Customer Service centre at 0330 726 7864 (UK) or 0818 717 100 (Ireland)."
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