The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/changelog.
The latest entries in the Debian changelog file and NEWS.Debian file are for the same version but the given field doesn't match. The changelog information is canonical and the NEWS.Debian information is ignored, but it may be confusing to users to have them be different.