sctp: validate from_addr_param return

[ Upstream commit 0c5dc070ff3d6246d22ddd931f23a6266249e3db ]

Ilja reported that, simply putting it, nothing was validating that
from_addr_param functions were operating on initialized memory. That is,
the parameter itself was being validated by sctp_walk_params, but it
doesn't check for types and their specific sizes and it could be a 0-length
one, causing from_addr_param to potentially work over the next parameter or
even uninitialized memory.

The fix here is to, in all calls to from_addr_param, check if enough space
is there for the wanted IP address type.

Reported-by: Ilja Van Sprundel <>
Signed-off-by: Marcelo Ricardo Leitner <>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
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