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 cruft.
The upstream source contains a .git directory. It was most likely included by accident since git version control directories usually don't belong in releases and may contain a complete copy of the repository. If an upstream release tarball contains .git directories, you should usually report this as a bug upstream.