The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.234. That is the most recent version we know about.
The binary package is not a correctly constructed archive. A binary
Debian package must be an ar archive with exactly three members:
control.tar.gz, and one of
in exactly that order. The
debian-binary member must start
with a single line containing the version number, with a major revision
Refer to the deb(5) manual page for details.