An issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.8.20 library. There is a stack-based buffer over-read in the function H5F_addr_decode_len in H5Fint.c.
CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read
Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.